For Flux Sake Podcast
CMW’s Matt and Rose Katz join co-host Kathy King to answer your burning questions about clay and glaze in a comical, albeit insightful way. Check out the latest episodes of For Flux Sake below or subscribe on your favorite podcast app.
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Today the gang checks in after an exciting trip to NCECA. They also take questions about glaze recycling, hard water, and sodium flashing.
For today’s episode, we have a live taping from this year’s NCECA conference in Cincinnati, OH. Kathy, Matt, and Rose took questions from the audience about glaze development and mysterious kiln reactions.
On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our hosts talk about clay memory and why some slab-built things warp. They also discuss delayed pinging and the aging of glazed work.
On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our hosts talk about dipping glazes and what to do when your glaze hard pans at the bottom of the bucket.
On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our hosts dive down the rabbit hole of unglazed ceramics and vitrification. Along the way Matt talks about the history of kiln technology while also offering to fight any ancient Grecians who might be listening to the podcast. It gets wild.
On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our hosts answer a handful of questions about material substitutions. They talk about the similarities between iron and cobalt colorants, and which raw materials you can interchange for others.
On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our hosts answer three questions about clay bodies. They talk about how you make casting slip, determining when it is ok to mix clay bodies together, and whether or not aging your clay makes a difference for plasticity.
On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our hosts talk about the best ways to transport glazed pots from your home studio to the community kiln and why black underglaze can have trouble staying smooth at cone 10. They also return to a discussion from a previous episode about the practicality of using beach sand as a clay or glaze material.
On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our hosts celebrate the holiday season with their ceramic gift guide. They also answer three questions about kilns and firing, including differences in kiln types, practical tools for maintenance, and whether water or air is to blame for explosions during firing.
On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our fearless hosts start with a listener question about what they make (or used to make) in their own studios. They also discuss how reduction works and if it’s possible to create reduction in an electric kiln.