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LynnMarie Paris wrote:
> Hi Janet!
> I did these exact rattles with my middle schooler! and yes I used the
> tripod stands underneat them. Unfortunately the glaze stuck to them too
> and I had to "pop" the stands off of a few of them. Unfortunately the
> glaze was too thick on one and i did not put a paper towel between my
> finger and the stand and I ended up with a pretty good slice on my
> Once the stands were popped of a bit of sand paper took of sharp edges
> Hopefully other people will have better suggestions.
> jwells wrote:
> > I hope someone can help me. This is my 3rd year teaching 8th grade
> > art. I teach 3 12wk. sessions. In each session, I teach a clay
> > unit. This time I taught clay rattles out of 2 pinch pots. They are
> > round and turning out great. There's addition and substraction for
> > design. There's no problem firing them the first time because they
> > can touch. The problem I have is after they have been glazed, how do
> > I fire them so they don't stick to each other and my new kiln? I feel
> > silly for not thinking of this before. I do have those tripod items
> > to sit some on, but I'm strapped for time and will have about 120
> > baseball-shaped rattles to fire.Please help.Janet in Connersville