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T/F If ceramic mold is dirty, rinse it off.

F- Don't get them wet or use tools on them. Only use dry brush to dust them off.

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How do you get rid of air pockets/bubbles that could cause the piece to explode in the kiln?

Wedging

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Besides getting rid of air bubbles, what else does wedging do?

-redistribute moisture equally to make clay softer and easier to handle

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4 types of clay:

Clay, Earthenware, Porcelain (Kaolin), Stoneware

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Which types are used with low fire?

Clay and Earthenware

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Which types are used with med or high fire?

Porcelain and Stoneware

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Liquid clay is called

Slip

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Thick slip used for gluing two pieces of clay together

Slurry

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This stage of clay is sufficiently hard and dry. It is the starting point for most work with clay. Should not be sticky

Plastic

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This stage of clay is partly dry, plastic clay. Will bend but not easily break. Feels damp and cool. Can be cut, carved and stuck together with slurry

Leather Hard

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Dry, unfired clay is called

Greenware

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Stage of clay- product of first firing, color changes. May be glazed/painted. Slip cannot be used on it

Bisque

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Final product stage. Achieved when bisque has been decorated, glazed and fired to melt the glaze

glost

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Thin coating of glass which fuses to the surface of a clay body during firing.

glaze

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Types of glazes

Low fire, High fire, Underglaze, Overglaze, Bisque stain

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Types of glazes appearances

Opaque, transparent, high gloss, matte, stone texture, crackle, multi-color

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Amaco high fire (06)

UT: Unique texture-matte stone-textured finish

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Underglaze is used on what?

greenware or bisque

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Amaco underglaze

LUG: intense, opaque color used for detail decoration

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Duncan underglaze

CC: covercoat- solid opaque, porous matte finish Pure Brilliance: clear, transparent glaze finish to seal porous finish and brighten underglaze colors.

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Overglaze is also known as what?

China Paints- done on low fire. Done to pottery that has already been glazed and fired at mature temp. Usually done by painters.

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This is applied to bisque- it is non-fire stain and acrylic paints.

Bisque stain

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Bare spots in glaze called

crawling

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Small holes in glaze called

pinholing

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Craters fisheyes or bubbles in glaze called

large pinholes

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Glaze cracks off in pieces

shivering

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Fine hairline cracks that appear all over on the glazed surface

crazing

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small debris bits on fired piece

debris on fired piece

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What is this?

 

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Clay pull

 

(also called a cutting wire)

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What is this?

 

 

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Various Rolling Pins for slab

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What is this?

 

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Cleaning Tool/Needle Tool combo

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What is this?

 

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Decorating Wheel

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What is this?

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Elephant Ears

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What is this?

 

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Fettling Knife

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What is this?

 

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Kiln

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What is this?

 

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A pic of Jason's childhood hero - Hulk Hogan

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What is this?

 

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Kiln

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What is that?

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Kiln Peephole Plug

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What is this?

 

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Kiln Shelf Supports

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What is this?

 

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Kiln Shelves

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What is this?

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Kiln Shelves

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What is this?

 

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Kiln Stilts

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What is this?

 

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Yes, it's kiln wash

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What is this?

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Plaster Bat

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What is this?

 

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Pottery Sponge

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What is this?

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Pyrometric Cones

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What is this?

 

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Rubber Kidney

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What is this?

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Sgraffito

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What is this?

 

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Slab

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What is this?

 

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Slip Casting

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What is this?

 

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Strainers for slip

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What is this?

 

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Voltron - defender of the Universe - another of Jason's childhood hero's

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What is this?

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Wedging Board

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What is this?

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Wood carving tools

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What is this?

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Wood slats for slab