[Clayart] Clayart Digest, Vol 51, Issue 9

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Sun Feb 9 19:40:26 EST 2020

Carol,  talk to the folks at CAC.  I find them a font of useful knowkedge.  Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
-------- Original message --------From: Tig Dupré <tigdupre at msn.com> Date: 2/9/20  3:57 PM  (GMT-08:00) To: clayart at lists.clayartworld.com Subject: Re: [Clayart] Clayart Digest, Vol 51, Issue 9 Carol,I use the same clay from Clayart Center.  Even if the pieces are bone dry, I candle to 150 degrees for at least four hours, with the peep holes unplugged and the lid propped open about 2 inches with a kiln post.  after the candle is done, I close the lid, replace the peep plugs, and let the fire continue normally.What's going wrong with your bisque fire?Stay muddy,Tig DuprePort Orchard, WA________________________________From: Clayart <clayart-bounces at lists.clayartworld.com> on behalf of clayart-request at lists.clayartworld.com <clayart-request at lists.clayartworld.com>Sent: Saturday, February 8, 2020 9:00 AMTo: clayart at lists.clayartworld.com <clayart at lists.clayartworld.com>Subject: Clayart Digest, Vol 51, Issue 9Send Clayart mailing list submissions to        clayart at lists.clayartworld.comTo subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit        https://lists.clayartworld.com/mailman/listinfo/clayartor, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to        clayart-request at lists.clayartworld.comYou can reach the person managing the list at        clayart-owner at lists.clayartworld.comWhen replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specificthan "Re: Contents of Clayart digest..."Today's Topics:   1. advice on bisque firing (carol at knighten.org)----------------------------------------------------------------------Message: 1Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2020 22:54:00 -0800From: carol at knighten.orgTo: clayart at lists.clayartworld.comSubject: [Clayart] advice on bisque firingMessage-ID: <24126.23304.331842.357483 at hera.knighten.org>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-asciiHi -I'd like suggestions re a bisque firing.  I like to bisque to C/04, that isthe only part of the bisque firing where I know what I want to do, or why.I'm firing an english grolegg porcelain from Tacoma Clayart center.  My wareis relatively small utilitarian kitchen ware, dishes, plates, bowls.  Bowlsare never over 16 inch diameter. Nothing is over 3/8 inch thickness.Other than getting the ware fully dry before going above water boilingtemperature, what are the relavant parameters?Thanks,Carol--============================    Carol Marians    (541) 296-4528  carol at knighten.orghttp://carol.knighten.org============================End of Clayart Digest, Vol 51, Issue 9**************************************-------------- next part --------------An HTML attachment was scrubbed...URL: <https://lists.clayartworld.com/pipermail/clayart/attachments/20200209/cc4b75d7/attachment.htm>
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