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Re: overfired clay

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Dianna (dmammone)
Tue, 19 Jan 1999 21:58:34 -0500


You need to tell me what cone you had hoped to fire it to and how long, if
you can, overfired it. One hour? Three? electric kiln or gas? Let me
know and I will consult some books.
-----Original Message-----
From: lindacharlie <lindacharlie>
To: ArtsEdNet <artsednet.edu>
Date: Tuesday, January 19, 1999 7:54 PM
Subject: overfired clay

>Has anyone had any experience with this problem? The kiln somehow
>> overfired and all of the glaze is this really
>> ugly dark black matte color-it got fried. I
>> haven't been able to see into the bottom of the kiln, I hope that
>> nothing
>> melted or oozed-this is the first time for this type of malfunction.
>
>> Linda in Michigan
>