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Alternative kilns & firing techniques : raku, saggar, pit, barrel

By: Wandless, Paul Andrew Watkins, James C.

Part of the A Lark ceramics book series
1579909523 / 9781579909529
Paperback
738.1'36
28/09/2006
Stock expected by 12/04/2020
28 cm 127 p. : col. ill.
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Reprint. Originally published: 2004.

Ceramicists searching for new ways to fire their creations now have a wealth of options.

Authors James Watkins and Paul Wandless, along with a group of distinguished artisans, demonstrate in detail how to build low-cost, low-tech, yet high-quality kilns and varied firing techniques.

The plans range from an easy, affordable and versatile Raku Kiln to a unique wood-fuelled Downdraft Stovepipe Barrel kiln.

These clever devices make it possible to produce rich surface effects from alternative reduction firing techniques.

In addition to showing the basic procedures for using each kiln, easy-to-follow directions for many fast-fire methods unfold in color photographs: you'll see how to achieve terra sigillata surfaces with direct chemical application and how to do traditional crackle-glaze raku and smoke finishes.

BIC:

WFA Painting & art manuals, WFS Carving & modelling, moulding & casting

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