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Re: glaze question

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Susan Bennett (sbennett)
Sun, 10 Oct 1999 20:30:38 -0400


Is the kiln wash old? I think it kid of does that. Ibought a new kiln last
year, and the man that constructed it told me to mix it up like a thickness
kind of like gesso. It brushed on and then I was supposed to fire the kiln
before I actually use it to set the kiln wash. Susan
-----Original Message-----
From: Woody Duncan <wduncan>
To: Rick <rlarson>
Cc: Davissw <Davissw>; artsednet.edu
<artsednet.edu>
Date: Sunday, October 10, 1999 6:47 PM
Subject: Re: glaze question

>No answer on the kiln wash. Haven't done it for a couple of years.
>This must be the year to do it.
> Woody in KC
>
>Rick wrote:
>>
>> While were on the glaze subject, I have had trouble with my kiln wash
chipping. I buy it
>> dry and mix it. I thought I was putting too much water or not enough. Do
you know what I'm
>> doing wrong.? betsy
>>
>> Woody Duncan wrote:
>>
>> > A clay person would give you a more exact answer, but are
>> > you supporting the pots or clay pieces on any thing while they
>> > are being fired ? Ceramic stilts are sold to raise the pot above
>> > the kiln shelf. I buy cheaper ceramic "triangular" rods to place
>> > under pieces, we reuse them for years. Seldom do we have
>> > trouble with glaze dripping, but some students think more is
>> > better. It tries your patience.
>> > Woody in KC
>> >
>> > Davissw wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Dear Group,
>> > > I have enjoyed reading responses for awhile and have yet to
contribute but
>> > > I'm sure to in the future.
>> > > Even though I check to make sure the student didn't glaze too close
to the
>> > > bottom of the pot I have a problem with some glazes running down the
pot and
>> > > sticking to the shelf. I have kiln wash on the shelves so the pot
releases
>> > > easily but then I have this jagged edge. How can I prevent this from
>> > > happening, and if it does, what is the best way to smooth it out.
I've tried
>> > > a file without much success.
>> > > susan in mich
>> >
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>> >
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>> >
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>
>--
>This E-mail message is from Artist/Teacher Woody Duncan
> Rosedale Middle School in Kansas City, Kansas
>the new URL for school is http://kancrn.kckps.k12.ks.us/rosedale
> to see my beautiful grandkids Tim, Tess and Tiff click on
> http://www.taospaint.com/NineMonths.html (or)
> http://www.taospaint.com/11months.html
> to see my students working in the RMSartSTUDIO click on
> http://kancrn.kckps.k12.ks.us/rosedale/Art.SelfExpression.html
> to contact me via E-mail
> click on wduncan
> better yet visit my Web Site at http://www.taospaint.com
>