I have about 50 to 75 ea. - 3" 3000 degree Used insulating firebrick to give away to anyone who will come and get them. I will also throw in some half hd hardbricks for kiln furniture. Know anyone who would be interested? Call Michael Rutkowski 1-828-675-9745 Call now because they will be gone in about 1 hour!!!!!John Britt
There is a golden ring around the moon tonight, the thin whisps of cloud washing eastwards on the skirt tails of Typhoon number 8, while the full moon moves inexorable westward across the southern sky. Mika and the children have all gone inside now. Show More Summary
One spot available!!!!!!! This will be a week long workshop with John Dix, a fantastic potter that has lived and worked in Japan for 25 years. John held a very successful workshop here with me in 2010. During this workshop, we will fire both the Train and Anagama kilns. Show More Summary
Name 5 sources of iron oxide used in glazes.1.__________________________2.__________________________3.__________________________4._________________________5._________________________
What is a good source of Phosphorus Oxide in glazes?1. __________________________________2. __________________________________
I got this recipe from Hope Rovelto, a sculptor and then-kitchen manager at the Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts. I did a work-week residency there years ago (I've done a couple, actually) and I was amazed at how much better Hope's granola tasted than any store-bought granola I'd ever had. Show More Summary
Wesley and I spent the day in Winston Salem, house hunting, enjoying our last two weeks together before her internship with WGBH Boston begins. How is it possible that she will be a college graduate this time next year? Didn't I just...Show More Summary
Name the two main sources of Boron in glazes:1.__________________________________2.________________________________
Name the main source of Strontium oxide in glazes.1. ______________________________
Name the main source of barium oxide in glazes.1.______________________________________
Name three main sources of magnesium oxide in glazes.1_______________________________2.______________________________3._______________________________
A little last minute self-promotion: this weekend (July 12 + 13) is the Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival. I will be there. Booth116. With a bunch of new work! And maybe a new dress if I can find some time to zip out somewhere and pick one up. I hope to see you there. Don't forget your sunblock.
Yo Potters:Lisa Clague will be hosting the Tibetan potters in Bakersville NC at her studio Tuesday July 15, 2014 from 7 - 9:00 p.m. It is FREE and open to the Public.
Had a really great time at Clay Club last night!I want to thank Silvia and Andy for having us and showing us what they are doing with the Crimson Laurel Gallery and telling us about themselves.It was great to see all the potters. Here...Show More Summary
That's what I sold at the Portland Farmer's Market today. All of which were to friends. Things that sucked about the Farmer's Market: POOR SALES. Obvs. I had to park my car more than a mile away to find a place to park. Fortunately I...Show More Summary
Yo, Clay Club tonight! Crimson Laurel 6 - 8:30 p.m.
I have been reading a lot about different clays that are being used in soaps for beneficial skin treatments. I like the connection with soap and clay and I am experimenting with red and green clays, as well as kaolin and bentonite. Yesterday I made a batch with green clay, green tea, rosemary and lavender. Show More Summary
Free to a Good Home I have fourteen silicon carbide kiln shelves -- 14 inch x 20 inch. They are well worn and quite warped from many firings in my salt kiln.They are FREE to anyone who will also take a hefty pile of angle iron (enough...Show More Summary