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Re: To dunk or not to dunk...


From: Larry Seiler (lseiler_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Sep 28 2001 - 05:08:41 PDT

>I have my students rinse their bisqueware _quickly_ under running water
>to remove the dust. By the time they're really ready to apply glaze,
>the piece is dry enough to do so. Sponges tend to shred a bit on rough
>bisqueware. Maggie

Not only removal of dust, but I'm finding the habit of a quick rinse under
water helps make the bisqueware not quite so "thirsty", thus the glaze goes
on a bit more uniformly, less likely to gunk up and drip in firing. -Larry