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Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes, The
Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes, The
 
With hundreds of recipes for some of the most popular and enduring high-fire glazes, this reference will prove a boon to ceramists who want to master this complex and versatile aspect of the art. Author John Britt, who served as Clay Coordinator at the respected Penland School of Crafts, has personally tested many of the recipes, and carefully reviews every one. He offers a thorough examination of glaze materials, chemistry, and tools, and presents the basics of mixing, application, and firing procedures. There's a wealth of information on various type of glazes, including copper, iron, shino, salt/soda, crystalline, and more. An exhaustive index of subjects and a separate index of glaze recipes will help ceramists find what they need, quickly and easily. Net Wt. is 1.65 lbs.
Price: $19.95

Cone 3 Ceramic Formulas
Cone 3 Ceramic Formulas
 
By John Conrad. Net Wt. is .77 lbs.
Price: $23.50

Cone 5 and 6 Glaze Materials and Recipies
Cone 5 and 6 Glaze Materials and Recipies
 
Cone 5–6 Glazes: Materials & Recipes provides an easy way to create your own glazes by understanding and testing what’s already been tried. This glaze book is a first of its kind because it pulls together more than 180 glaze recipes and hundreds of variations from 30 different artists in one book. In addition, experts provide information on glaze materials such as frits, feldspars, oxides and stains, as well as testing protocols and tips on glaze application. Drawing on the expertise of so many experts covering so many aspects of cone 5–6 glazes will provide you with a wealth of information unmatched with any other source.
Price: $29.95

Contemporary Ceramic Formulas
Contemporary Ceramic Formulas
 
By John Conrad. Net Wt. is 1.24 lbs.
Price: $21.95

Contemporary Porcelain
Contemporary Porcelain
 
Porcelain is prized for its vivid whiteness; but those creating it have been well aware of its quirky qualities. Lane provides a strong history and celebration of porcelain in the last two decades of the 20th century, examining technical achievements and working practices common to cermacists who work with porcelain. Numerous black and white and color photos of porcelain explore its many qualities and artistry. Net Wt. is 2.64 lbs.
Price: $39.95

Copper Red Glazes
Copper Red Glazes
 
Potters everywhere will welcome "Copper Red Glazes", the ultimate reference for this tricky but stunning glaze. Finally potters can master ancient secrets without expensive and frustrating experimentation. 50 color photos. Net Wt. is 1.54 lbs.
Price: $24.95

Creative Ideas for Clay Artists
Creative Ideas for Clay Artists
 
A collection of articles about creative artists, and ideas to challenge you and inspire your work. Pottery, sculpture and finishing techniques are covered. This is a must-read for anyone involved in clay. Net Wt. is .87 lbs.
Price: $28.95

Crystalline Glazes
Crystalline Glazes
 
Diane Creber tackles the problems involved in using this challenging medium. She describes the clays and kilns most suitable, explains how to glaze, provides glaze recipes, and discusses how to fire in both oxidation and reduction conditions. She also briefly sketches the history of crystalline glazes. Net Wt. is .71 lbs.
Price: $26.50

Electric Kiln, The
Electric Kiln, The
 
A must-have reference for any serious potter, The Electric Kiln is a complete manual on how to install an electric kiln, how to use it properly, and how to maintain and repair it. Harry Fraser fully describes the distinctive features, advantages, and disadvantages of both top-loading and front-loading kilns, as well as various other kiln types. He shows the basic effects of heat on clays, glazes, and pigments. This unique handbook is also a guide on how to make the best use of the kiln to achieve such special effects as reduction, crystal glazes, and raku.
Price: $29.95

Essential Guide to Mold Making and Slip Casting, The
Essential Guide to Mold Making and Slip Casting, The
 
For potters, mold making is invaluable because it allows them to slip-cast identical multiples of their work, and this newly revised, now in color edition of Andrew Martin's classic, is the definitive guide to the craft. No other volume has shown the processes in such how-to detail. It's overflowing with hundreds of photos, key techniques, projects, master artist profiles, and troubleshooting tips. A thorough introduction addresses materials and tools, and presents Martin's simple, unique template method for making clay prototypes. Create easy one-piece molds to make tiles, bowls, and platters, or multi-piece molds for more complex forms. An extensive overview covers slip formulation, while offering highly desired slip recipes for low, mid, and high-fire clay bodies. This will be the standard reference in every ceramist's library.
Price: $24.95

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