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Matt Glaze Recipe, Cone 06-04 oxidation

Posted On June 28, 2009 1 Comment

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rutile

Posted On May 29, 2009 0 Comments
Titanium ore, used as source of titanium dioxide, contains iron, other trace minerals—gives tan color, promotes crystallization giving mottled multicolor effects in some HT glazes, or in overglaze stain (very refractory, use sparingly). Gives rich mottled medium blue in some HT glazes. Dark rutile contains higher percentage of iron. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

roulette; coggle

Posted On May 29, 2009 0 Comments
Small stamp wheel with raised pattern around the rim, which when rolled along a plastic clay surface leaves a band of relief pattern. Usually formed with damp or dry clay and bisque-fired. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

rolled edge

Posted On May 29, 2009 0 Comments
Beveled edge obtained by rolling the outer edge of the foot of a soft leather-hard pot at an angle against a hard flat surface. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

rib

Posted On May 29, 2009 0 Comments
Wide, flat handheld tool used to shape, smooth, and/or scrape clay surfaces; usually wood, rubber, plastic, or metal, either rigid or flexible, with straight, curved, or profiled edge. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

rheostat

Posted On May 29, 2009 0 Comments
Variable electric switch often found on forced-air burners to control blower speed. Small inexpensive rheostats used on most power burners are imprecise, and adjustments should always be made on basis of flame at burner tip, preferably with an air- shutter on the blower-intake for fine adjustments. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

resist

Posted On May 29, 2009 0 Comments
Material used in glazing and decorating that can be applied to surface to prevent adhesion of slip or glaze. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

residual salt/soda

Posted On May 29, 2009 0 Comments
In a well-used salt/soda kiln, the light salt/soda effect that may be obtained by firing wares in the kiln without introducing any additional salt or soda, due to the revolatization of salt/soda from the walls of the kiln. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

residual ash

Posted On May 29, 2009 0 Comments
In a wood kiln, the surface effects created by fly-ash settling upon the wares. Effect is maximized by turbulence in firebox, considerable draft through kiln, and/or active stirring of the coal bed. In short wood firings ash doesn’t have time to melt, and leaves a rough, crusty surface. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

reoxidation

Posted On May 29, 2009 0 Comments
In a reduction firing, oxidation that occurs after fuel is shut off at end of firing. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook