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throwing continental woodfire porcelain

updated tue 23 aug 11


gary navarre on mon 22 aug 11

I suppose if you've seen someone throwinga pot you've se=3D

Hey Folks,=3D0A=3D0A=3DA0I suppose if you've seen someone throwinga pot you=
've se=3D
en them all and one clay looks about like any other but I figured some folk=
s might be entertained, or learn something new, for about 20 minutes so I m=
ade a clip of myself throwing 3lbs. of the higher temperature Porcelain Con=
tinental Clay is selling...=3D0A=3D0A
VQ=3DA0 (I don't get any kickbacks from this company)=3D0A=3D0A=3DA0I'm sta=
rting to=3D
like the Porcelains I've tried so far (Michale Wendt's is the other one). =
Even though it is fussy and any touch leaves a mark it is easier to fix. An=
d trimming is a lot easier too without all those grog lines. I can make a f=
inal smoothing with a damp finger. Some of the first tests took the ash and=
my glazes nicely but I wrecked them with a firing mistake and they cracked=
. Lets hope this stuff holds up better and my firing skill has improved wit=
h practice and the tips from some of you folks. Thanks for watching and sta=
y in there eh.=3D0A=3D0A=3DA0=3D0AGary Navarre=3D0ANavarre Pottery=3D0ANava=
rre Enterpri=3D
ses=3D0ANorway, Michigan, USA=3D0A