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PODCAST!!

PODCAST!!

Our new podcast just launched and we are so tickled with the name and the podcast network. So join us over on the Brickyard Network and have a listen. The podcast is listener submitted questions that we answer with our dear friend and host Kathy King! So send us a...

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FFS Episode 1 – Supplemental Information

FFS Episode 1 – Supplemental Information

​Bisque Temperature and Glaze Absorption This is a test showing how different bisque temperatures with water content can affect glaze application. Listen to our next podcast on the Brickyard Network.

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Getting boron levels right

Getting boron levels right

When we talk about converting a glaze from Cone 10 to cone 6, we need to have a precise understanding of our chemistry. First we need to understand what materials we are using to get the temperature down. The majority of the time, the best option is Boron. We find...

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Glaze Durability (Food Safety)

I've had a few conversions recently about glaze durability. Here is my article that I published in the 2016 NCECA journal on that subject. I looked into the the question of why glazes are durable or not and found that we are able to correlate the overall durability of...

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Orange you glad

Orange you glad

We've been working on a long term research project on Oil Spots, with our research assistant TC @coneinfinity . We came up with this Orange Oil Spot glaze and we thought it was too much fun, not to post. Shout out to some of our class members who have also helped in...

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Temp Chek

Temp Chek

We continue the conversation about Cone 6, from our upcoming, online workshop. "The Middle Glazes: The Story of Cone 6 Glazes" This time we are looking at how temperature effects a glaze. Above you will see four glazes, but they are all the same glaze. This is a Cone...

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