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Author Zamek, Jeff.

Title The potter's studio clay and glaze handbook : an essential guide to choosing, working, and designing with clay and glaze in the ceramic studio / Jeff Zamek.

Publication Info. Beverly, Mass. : Quarry Books, [2009]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  738.142 ZAM    DUE 03-01-20
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Description 176 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Backyard series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 171) and index.
Contents I: Setting up shop -- Follow the clay: a sensible working studio -- A potter's tool chest -- 2: The nature of clay -- What is clay? -- Acquiring clay: buy premixed or mix your own? -- Choosing a ceramics supplier -- Clay body formulas -- Testing clay body formulas -- Troubleshooting clay imperfections -- 3: Glazes -- Glaze chemistry -- Adjusting and testing glazes -- Glaze technique -- Troubleshooting glazes -- 4: Heating ceramic materials -- Inside the kiln -- Firing methods -- Troubleshooting S-crack issues.
Subject Pottery craft -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pottery craft -- Equipment and supplies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Title Clay and glaze handbook
ISBN 9781592535224 (pbk.)
1592535224 (pbk.)
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