Practical Solutions for Potters
100s of your Top Questions With 1000s of Practical SolutionsBook - 1998
Why is your pot misshapen? Why do the handles break off? How do you bring old, dried-out clay back to life? Get an expert's tried and true answers to the most common questions potters ask about their craft. Here are just a few: * How do I choose the equipment for my needs, and check, repair, and replace elements? * What are the secrets of rolling clay out smoothly and spraying glazes? * Which methods work best for reducing clay shrinkage, preparing clay for storage, and mixing clay to the right consistency? * Are there easy-to-make recipes for grog, slip, and colored pastes? * Can anything stop my pots from cracking? * Which is the right clay for the right project? * Why do my sculptures explode in the kiln, and will hollowing them out help? * If I fire my parts separately, what is the best way to reattach them? With thousands of practical solutions to try out, you'll find just the help you're looking for! 192 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 11.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., c1998
Characteristics: 192 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Call Number: 738 BLISS