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Re: Firing coins?


From: Woody Duncan (woodyduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Sep 09 2004 - 19:11:28 PDT

"Deb M." wrote:

> What if you just create an impression for them and then E6000 them on after
> the piece is fired?

Remember, the impression will shrink and the coins will not fit afterwards.

> >>Has anyone experience with firing coins?  A student of mine wants to try
> >>pennies, nickels, and quarters on the outside of a bank.  I usually fire
> >>at cone 06 with general utility clay. I'd like to avoid a messy melt or
> >>popping!

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