Saturday, 1 November 2008

Before and after



Before bisc firing when too damp



After bisc firing when too damp - Hmm, that's a little annoying!

7 comments:

Keith said...

uh oh...i just loaded a "too damp" bisque. i hope i don't need an after pic also.

doug fitch said...

Oh no, fingers crossed for you Keith. Looking forward to seeing your glaze firing.

Gary Rith Pottery Blog said...

OH NOOOOOOOOO!
Maybe every potter does this, no matter how long they have been working?

ang said...

oh no no, you speedster, slow down..

paul jessop said...

Doug, just bury it in the ground and one day when someone digs it up it'll end up in a Museum.

Linda B said...

I have just discovered that you can put thin pots (up to about 5mm) in the kiln and heat them to 80 C for a few hours before bisque firing to dry them out. I just fired some damp mugs which I had thrown the day before in this way and they didn't crack.

doug fitch said...

Thank you Linda B, you're right, I think that long preheat is the answer