Turner’s Beauty

Turner’s Beauty G-200 Feldspar 32 Spodumene 21.3 Whiting 2.1 Kaolin 21.3 Dolomite 23.4 Tin Oxide 6.4 This is very similar to yellow salt. Except the colour is peachy orange instead of yellow. This pictures do not capture that. It will be darker depending on the darkness of the clay. You can see the iron pull … Continue reading

Harding’s Oxblood

Harding’s Oxblood (cone 10 Reduction) Minspar 55 Whiting 13.6 Silica 15.5 Frit 3110 15 Zinc Oxide 4 Tin Oxide 1 Copper Carbonate .5 Bentonite 2 Results I like. Needs at least two dips. (thin glaze) (will edit another Picture in here when I get home)

Pier’s Black Test Glaze

Testing the glaze (cone 10 heavy reduction) Custer Feldspar 42.6 Whiting 4.7 Kaolin 23.6 Dolomite 23.6 Borax 5.4 Cobalt Carbonate 6.6 Iron Chromate 6.6 As you can see this glaze really runs but it looks good to me.

Witch’s Croc

Always get a few bisque pieces in where I can play with glazes in an experimenting way. Here I was playing with carbon trapping. I’m very happy with the results.

Casserole Dish

Bored this week so…… Not glaze fired yet a little under 15 lbs so might be around 11 lbs when done.

For My Kitchen

Shino Lamp Bowls Now ready to go above my Kitchen Island. What is the correct word? Pendant lighting?

Ahem No Idea awhat to Title this…..

I have no clue what to write about. I can blather about a lot. Here are something’s I did this weekend. This I hope will fire correctly in the Kiln. Complex as to what I want crawl and deep carbon trapping. However the crawl I want to be in a central area. We will see … Continue reading

Utter Frustration

I have a high stress job. I do not talk about out of sight out of mind when off of work.  I throw clay for fun and as a method of relaxing.   I like the glaze and like to experiment and dabble. My problem is the kiln. Nothing is constant about it. Nothing what … Continue reading

Elmindreada and the Wheel

I had a great time this weekend throwing. loyal company throwing. Spent most of the weekend alone waiting to unload the kiln. Time to listen to music throw, trim and glaze and then some more time. Elmindreada and the Wheel , a photo by *Skeggjold* on Flickr.

Guerrero’s Red Shino (exp) Results

>First of all I did not follow my plan in detail.   Worst thing that could have happened, did happen. Someone was there to talk to me and totally distracted me.  Like an airhead I did not follow my plan as I detailed before.  A couple of things I did know and recall what I … Continue reading