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Alternative kilns & firing techniques : raku, saggar, pit, barrel / James C. Watkins & Paul Andrew Wandless.

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Kirtland Community College Library TT 924 .W38 2004 30775305544042 Pre-cats In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1579909523
  • ISBN: 9781579909529
  • Physical Description: 127 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
  • Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Lark Books, 2006, ©2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Out of the kiln, into the fire -- A fellowship in clay -- Raku -- Origins and modern practice -- Building a raku kiln -- Basic raku firing -- Alternative raku reduction techniques -- Amber-tinted ferric chloride reduction -- High-contrast horsehair reduction -- Rust-red reduction -- Terra sigillata reduction -- Gunmetal black reduction -- Copper matte-alcohol reduction -- Iridescent luster fuming -- Low-fire salt fuming -- Saggar -- Silver-black terra sigillata with masked resist -- Multi-colored surfaces -- Aluminum foil saggar -- Iridescent luster fuming in a clay saggar -- Pit -- Barrel -- Terra sigillata and barrel firing -- Downdraft stovepipe barrel kiln -- Gallery -- Glazes, slips, and colorants -- Orton cone chart.
Summary, etc.:
Ceramic artists share their fast-firing methods and directions for building simple kilns. This book illustrates the full scope of the ceramic process and the diverse results that can be achieved.--[book cover].
Subject: Kilns.
Firing (Ceramics)
Pottery craft.
Raku pottery.

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