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slip oops

updated thu 11 aug 05


Rick Bonomo on wed 10 aug 05

RE: Ancient Rhodes Slip recipe:

I tried 1/2 kaolin, 1/2 ball clay - applied to a damp pot
it bisqued nice and hard at Cone 04, over standard 259=20
and a nuka glaze at cone 10 electric looked great over it

I love simplicity:


Rick Bonomo

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From: Rick Bonomo=20
Sent: Sunday, July 17, 2005 6:38 AM
Subject: slip oops

Thanks - I'll give it a try

Rick Bonomo

Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2005 22:09:01 +0100
From: Pat Southwood
Subject: ancient slip formula

It's coming off because it's only half cooked.
You have got stuff in there that hasn't melted
It sounds more like an engobe that would mature at stoneware temps.
A very easy white slip recipe is;
one cup full of china clay=3D20
one cup full of ball clay.
It might not fit your clay body, but it has fitted every body I have =
ever used.
I would go mad if I had to faff about with that much stuff in a slip!
Best wishes,
Pat Southwood.