philrogers pottery on sat 26 aug 00
studies in it
Lower Cefn Faes,
Powys. LD6 5LT.
01597 810 875.
----- Original Message -----
From: philrogers pottery
To: Ceramic Arts Discussion List
Sent: Friday, August 25, 2000 9:09 AM
Subject: Re: info wanted about saltglazing and schools in the US offering
studies in it
> Dear Vivek,
> I see no reason why your tunnel kiln can't be used for salt. I am not
> familiar with the kiln but you will need salt ports along its length
> otherwise you will have some pretty one sided pots. I have, over the last
> couple of years come to the conclusion that oil is probably not the best
> fuel for salt glazing. Indeed I am considering changing mine to gas. The
> dirtiness of oil as a fuel in combination with residual salt adversely
> effects certain slips of the high alumina type or at least they do for me!
> Others may tell you a different story but thats salt for you!
> I am writing a new book on Saltglaze for A&C Black to accompany ASH
> and THROWING POTS but I'm afraid it won't be available for at least a
> I built a salt kiln at Hood College in Maryland and I think they plan to
> some workshops using the kiln. I believe the tutor there, Joyce Michaud,
> on this list so you could try posting for her.
> Phil Rogers
> Lower Cefn Faes,
> Powys. LD6 5LT.
> 01597 810 875.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: vivek patel
> Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2000 7:14 PM
> Subject: info wanted about saltglazing and schools in the US offering
> studies in it
> > hi can anyone give me some information about courses
> > or schools offering the study of saltglazing ceramic
> > ware in the US. and also wether anyone has any
> > knowledge about wether saltglazing is possible in an
> > oil fired tunnel kiln. and also any books on detailed
> > studies about saltglazing.
> > please mail to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
> > thanks
> > vivek
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