This handbook covers all the relevant information needed for firing at cone 6 (1220-1240 degrees]C). It offers information explaining the chemistry behind glaze construction in a clear and thorough way. It also contains a wealth of recipes, giving colouring variations, and illustrating each glaze with a coloured tile. Special techniques such as crystalline and lustre glazes at this temperature are also covered. Cone 6 is a low stoneware temperature offering the benefits of durable stoneware while saving the kiin (and the gas/electricity bills) Graphs have been used throughout the book, offering a visual method of record keeping, meaning comparisons can be made easily and helping the potter in correcting or altering glaze recipes. This well-illustrated book offers colour samples of all its glazes giving the potter a better idea of the end result, and providing the reader with a complete guide to making and firing glazes at cone 6.This handbook covers all the relevant information needed for firing at cone 6 (1220-1240 degrees]C).
|Title||:||Glazes Cone 6|
|Publisher||:||A & C Black - 2005-11|