Firing your kiln slowly is very important. If you fire too fast, your pottery will break. Firing slow is very important, at least until you hit 1000 degrees. After that point, you can turn the temperature up faster. #pottery #kiln #firingpottery #potterymaking #potterytips #ceramics #kilnfiring
The Clay Extruder was exactly what I needed. This little baby holds over a pound and a half of clay and can make up to a dozen handles at a time. It’s a great helper for beginners getting started in pottery or anyone that’s not that good at making handles for mugs. Here are 5 benefits of using a clay hand extruder for ceramics. #clay #claycrafts #clayextruder #handextruder #ceramicmugs #makingmugs #handles #potterymugs #pottery
Hobbyists looking for electric kilns to fire up earthenware pottery or slip cast ceramics will find the market flooded with options. But not all of these Kilns can be good for the job. Electric kilns tend to be more popular than gas-fired options because they produce different brighter colors with oxidation firing. Here's our ultimate guide to help you decide what to consider when buying a kiln and where to buy one #pottery #kiln #ceramics
To begin any pottery project you have to condition your clay before taking it to the wheel. thi is called Wedging, its a dull tedious and labour intensive undertaking. if the clay is too wet, you have to knead the clay onto an absorbant surface to work out the excess water. This project builds a table for this purpose. a wood fram surrounding a 3 inch thick hard plaster top. with a convient clay storage shelf under neath.
Chances are, if you have a mailbox, it is filled to the brim every day with direct mail credit card offers. Many of these offers come with those plastic fake credit cards. You have probably heard that these and other retired credit cards can be put to use in the ceramics studio as throwing ribs.... Read More »