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Re: glazing ceramic cups


From: Justin Kramer (justyn_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Apr 16 2003 - 00:05:53 PDT

on 16/4/03 3:41 AM, Aaron Hopkins at wrote:
Aaron are these "dry glazes" just powdered glazes for mixing. There are dry
glazes when fire have a matt appearance and are variable in colour. These
are effect glazes and some are quite toxic.

Try using underglazes. This are a bit more expensive but have a great colour
range and a clear glaze put over the top will protect the surface and make
it food safe.

Justin in Brisvegas
> I teach elementary and my fifth graders are doing some cool mugs. I
> want to make them safe to drink from and am wondering if mixing my own
> glaze is going to save me money. I've seen the "dry glazes" and have a
> mixing attatchment for my drill. Does anyones else use the dry glazes
> or buy glaze in bulk?
> aaron
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