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Black Shino tea pot/cone 11/reduction
`table salt added to the soda ash heated with water and
painted on the entire pot.`
This is the new mel6 clay body, with an old ron roy recipe for a base that i made
into pure white using zircopax and tin, and a black with red iron and cobalt.
Fired to cone 7 in just under 5 hours, with a 2 hour down fire at 1800F.
The kiln is a small 60 amp kiln, and it fires fast, no controller, switches to high.
`the white over oil spots.`
graywhite shino chawan, cone 12. made in the small stoneware kiln at the farm. my hands were dirty with red glaze.
New Green glaze, from 1234 with added cobalt and dense Chrome
fired to cone 11, regular reduction. 14 inches
three mugs reglazed from storm ravaged firing and re fired.