Sunday, 13 July 2008
Is There a Slip Doctor in the House ?
Look at these Peas Marion has picked this morning, they look right tasty, especially in this Doug Fitch Bowl. At least the Peas were the green colour they were supposed to be, it's a shame the same can't be said for my new Green slip.
Opened the Bisc firing yesterday, I had made up a batch of green slip luckily I did a test pot. 100% Ball Clay 5% Copper Carbonate. The recipe said Copper Oxide, but I didn't have any so I used Copper Carbonate. any suggestions would be welcome.
Don't worry about the cone not bending, that was just a precautionary measure to stop me over firing.
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The Christmas break was well earned this year. We took time out to rest and enjoyed going for walks in and around the village. i...