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Brushing Glazes Made Easier

Brushing Glazes Made Easier

We are going to help you turn those glazes that don't spread evenly and dry way too fast into glazes that you will love to brush with.

Sometimes we have a great glaze that works well when it is dipped, poured or sprayed on but try and brush with it, and that is a whole other issue. Choosing glazes formulated for a brushing application and using glaze additives in glazes that are not already formulated for brushing is the key to making that great glaze behave beautifully when brushed.

Monday, August 22, 2016/Author: Lyla Arenfeld/Number of views (1633)/Comments (0)/
Our Guide to Calculating Kiln Firing Costs

Our Guide to Calculating Kiln Firing Costs

Use This Guide to Calculate Your Cost of Firing a Standard Electric Kiln

Have you ever wondered how much it costs to fire an electric kiln? Maybe you access a shared kiln and would like to divvy up the cost of a firing. While there are a number of factors that go into overall kiln costs such as studio rent or kiln maintenance, it is possible to hone in on what you pay for a single firing. In fact, we have a guideline that we use to calculate the approximate cost of firing our standard top loading or front loading electric kilns and we are going to share it here with you.

Friday, August 12, 2016/Author: Lyla Arenfeld/Number of views (686)/Comments (0)/
Helpful Hints on Clay Storage

Helpful Hints on Clay Storage

Keeping Clay Moist and Workable

It is best to store your clay in tightly sealed bags to preserve the moisture content of the clay. Ideally, you will want to store your clay in a dark and cool environment. In cold climates, avoid allowing clay to reach freezing temperatures. Remember to monitor your clay, checking on it every now and then to make sure it is not drying out. For general moisture maintenance a spray of water from a spray bottle can assist in retaining hydration.

Monday, August 1, 2016/Author: Lyla Arenfeld/Number of views (479)/Comments (0)/
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