Here’s another quick update which I should have finished months ago. Way back when it was warm outside, I ordered myself some glaze chemicals. My largest order to date, in preparation to mix some of my own glazes and do a lot of testing.
Raw Materials for Glazes
Recently I’ve been preparing to mix my own glazes.Â I started stockpiling chemicals and raw materials last summer when a Laguna distributor in Michigan had a sale.Â Over Christmas I got a few books about glazes including Mastering Cone 6 Glazes and The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes.Â I looked through the recipes in these books and some that I found on the internet and drew up a list of raw materials that I needed to start testing recipes.Â Then I did some price checking for some online clay and chemical suppliers.Â (The pottery supply search helped!) [Read more…]