Roxanne Hunnicutt on wed 20 jun 12
> I have this glaze on a card that someone gave me:
> Wood Ash VC g5
> wood ash 50
> g. barate 20
> whiting 12
> kaolin 8
> flint 10
> Copper OX 1.5
> cobalt carb 1.0
> Does anyone know if this works well at Cone six. Oxidation and Reduction?
> Or just reduction?
Pottery by John on thu 21 jun 12
Check this link for variations and discussions from the archive at
Searching these is like mining, you have to scratch away some dirt to find
the jewels. It looks like oxidation or reduction will work. Perhaps the
wood ash is a main determinate in the way the glaze acts.
Sandy Springs, Georgia
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roxanne Hunnicutt"
Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 5:29 PM
Subject: WOOD ASH VC G4 ; thanks for any info!THANKS!
>> I have this glaze on a card that someone gave me:
>> Wood Ash VC g5
>> wood ash 50
>> g. barate 20
>> whiting 12
>> kaolin 8
>> flint 10
>> Copper OX 1.5
>> cobalt carb 1.0
>> Does anyone know if this works well at Cone six. Oxidation and Reduction=
>> Or just reduction?
Steve Slatin on thu 21 jun 12
=3DA0=3D0A=3DA0=3D0ARoxanne --=3D0A=3DA0=3D0AThis glaze is a Val Cushing gl=
aze; and may b=3D
e found in his=3D0Ahandbook (highly recommended).=3DA0 It should work in Ox=
or Red. at ^6 or, likely, a little lower.=3DA0 I have no personal =3D0Aexpe=
ce with it.=3DA0 =3D0A=3DA0=3D0AIt is very, very low in Silica and =3DA0Alu=
and has=3D0Aan extremely high CTE.=3DA0 I would expect that it runs,=3DA0c=
s=3D0Alike mad, probably metal mars and is subject to deterioration=3D0Aund=
cid attack=3DA0and would glaze,=3DA0 fire and use accordingly.=3D0AOTOH, so=
me of =3D
those Cushing glazes are beauties and make=3D0Aexcellent overglazes for oth=
, more stable glazes.=3D0A=3DA0=3D0A=3D0ASteve Slatin -- =3D0A=3D0A=3D0AN48=
te:=3D0A=3D0A> I have this glaze on a card that someone gave me:=3D0A>=3D0A=
> Wood A=3D
sh VC g5=3D0A>=3D0A> wood ash=3DA0 50=3D0A> g. barate=3DA0 20=3D0A> whiting=
=3DA0 12=3D0A> k=3D
aolin=3DA0 8=3D0A> flint 10=3D0A> _______=3D0A> 100=3D0A> Copper OX=3DA0 1.=
carb=3DA0 1.0=3D0A>=3D0A> Does anyone know if this works well at Cone six.=
tion and Reduction?=3D0A> Or just reduction?