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1. Is Your Pottery Microwave Safe?
Microwave ovens are now a common feature in most kitchens. Their use both to heat and cook food means a wide range of ceramics is being used in microwave ovens. However the question remains- Is all pottery microwave safe?
Technically this question is a little more complex than it appears. There ...
2. How to Properly Fire Your Pottery
Home & Garden - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:24:58
Making pottery is both an art and a science. Whilst you need artistic flair to achieve a top design, you also need a little science to help you understand the firing. Peak temperature and uniformity of temperature are the key factors determining the success of your pottery firing. Learn more abou...
3. Ivan Wozniak, The Potters Friend
Arts & Design - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:23:40
A family man with a wife & 2 sons I have a wonderful life in ceramics. My Love of pottery and ceramics has lasted over 30 years and my job has allowed me to visit many parts of the world!
Not only has it been fascinating to find out more about pottery in other parts of the world but I have met s...
4. Pottery making Quiz
Arts & Design - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:23:43
This picture depicts a fine example of a Bottle kiln near to my home in Stoke on Trent England. These kilns were used historically to fire the ware over several days using coal as the energy source. Saggars were used to contain the ware and protect it from the gases in the kiln. The kiln man who ...
5. How to Choose Your Bathroom Tiles
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:16:29
Planning and upgrading your bathroom or kitchen is not always an easy task. You are full of enthusiasm but are faced with lots of choices. The choice of ceramic tiles is bewildering. Usually colour, design and budget are the key factors affecting your choice.
However I would add a further factor...
6. How to Remove Tea and Coffee stains from your Ceramic Mugs
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:12:59
It is a common occurrence for mugs used everyday to become badly stained by tea or coffee. The brown stains are unsightly and difficult to remove. Sometimes they become so bad that scrubbing in soapy water does not remove them. Clearly coffee and tea are strong staining agents!
7. My favourite hand lens
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:14:47
Some people just love gadgets particularly the new electronic ones. However here is one that has stood the test of time. Its just a hand lens- a magnifier you might say-but such a valuable piece of hobby kit.
Whether you want to look in detail at that pottery fault, or check there isn't a crack ...
8. Top 10 Pottery Making Tips for the more experienced Potter
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:47:57
As you know making pottery is a fun but sometimes frustrating hobby.
You never know exactly what your results will be when you open that kiln door!
But that's all part of the challenge.
So here are my tips to make pottery making that little bit more rewarding......
9. My Top 10 pottery tips for the beginner
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:34:39
Ever wondered where to start your new pottery making hobby or business? It can be a little daunting to start any new hobby but fear not with a little help it is always easier than you imagine. Start by going to a pottery class where you will meet like minded people who share your passion AND read...
10. Inspirational pottery glazes
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:35:45
Part 1 of the series on glaze making identified the basic ingredients used in glazes as silica, felspar, frit, and clay and explained how a little science would help speed up your artistic flair!.
This part 2 of the series on glaze making discusses the non core ingredients of a glaze and explain...
11. What is a Pottery glaze
Arts & Design - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:22:04
To make truly inspirational pieces of pottery where the glaze catches your eye as much as the design takes more than a little imagination!
Making pottery glazes is a little like making a cake. You need the right ingredients and the right process to be successful. You wouldn't put cocoa powder in...
12. Pottery Quiz 2
Arts & Design - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:23:04
My love of pottery stems from studying the materials and hidden science behind what many regard as an art. However pottery making can be traced back thousands of years and I am beginning to appreciate how history has created such diversity of shape, size, colour and texture.
Pieces of ancient wa...
13. How To Care For Your Ceramic Dinnerware
hobbies-games-toys - Thu, 06 Feb 2014 16:44:24
Pottery is hard and strong but brittle. Nevertheless it can be scratched but not in the way most people think. Usually it is contact with other pottery that causes most damage not cutlery! So to avoid scratch damage do not slide plates on top of each other, place protective paper covers between i...
14. Can You Win a Golf Masters without Lessons?
home-and-garden - Wed, 14 May 2014 15:53:31
Bubba Watson won the Masters at Augusta in 2014 and 2012 in style and also played in the Ryder Cup team. However his claim not to have had any golf lessons struck a chord with me. How can a golfer reach such a pinnacle without any formal training. Is there hope for all the millions of unorthodox ...
15. How to make Coloured Pottery
sports-and-recreation - Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:37:19
The addition of colour to pottery adds so much to its appeal. Whilst white pottery can emphasise the distinctive form of a piece it is often colour which catches the eye! Colour is often associated with a mood or feeling and this varies between cultures and countries. For example red is a very em...
16. How to buy your ceramic dinnerware
arts-and-design - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:07:38
For the discerning shopper selection of dinnerware is primarily based around fashion. In today's fast moving world, where casual dining has become the norm, our dinnerware often reflects our taste in food or the environment in which we use it. For example Mexican food might well be served in brig...
17. My favourite place and architect
home-and-garden - Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:20:11
I live in a small market town in Staffordshire, England, where an amazing church was built by a now famous architect. The same man, A.W.N Pugin also designed the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben in London.
St Giles RC church, because of its beauty and spectacular gothic architecture, became know...
culture-and-society - Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:59:42
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