Clay and Glazes for the Potter
Chilton Book Company, 1973 - Crafts & Hobbies - 330 pages
Discover the ins and outs of clay and glazes in this classic work. Rhodes will walk you through Raku, salt firing, fuming with metallic salts, overglaze processes, and the use of fibers and fiberglass in clay. A bonus detailed appendix includes 32 glaze formulas to experiment with.
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The Chemical Composition of Clay
4 Drying and Firing Clay
Kinds of Clay
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