[Clayart] electric firing after gas

robert hackert ndiaman at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 28 17:43:47 EST 2020

Thank you Mel. Age is a number, not what we are. 

Bob Hackert
North Port, Fl

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> On Jan 28, 2020, at 5:06 PM, mel jacobson <melpots at mail.com> wrote:
> there have been posts about people shutting down studios. it can be
> very sad.  but, there is hope after gas.
> i have worked very hard to create a new clay body that is the
> same as reduction gas firing.  it works.  most of you have seen
> all the stuff about it.
> in the same way, i have made a couple of very simple glazes that
> work wonders at cone 6-7. and i speed fire.
> i have a very small paragon kiln that is 60 amps. it is quick.
> so, using mel6 clay...my equal amounts of glaze materials...a couple
> of `new` 3 gallon black pails full of colored glazes...i could make pots for
> the next twenty years and have a ball.  small space in the corner.
> i have never had so much `fun` in my studio.  colleen and i just laugh
> when we open the kiln. bright colors with a dark brown clay body.
> anyway...think about it.  don't give up yet.
> mel
> website: www.melpots.com

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