Last night Miles helped me pickel the rest of the birds. We left them in for about 3 minutes, took them out, scrubbed them a bit, and then left them dry. There was a lot of black stuff left in the crock pot, so I know it did something. It wasn't a drastic change … Continue reading Pickeling Take 2
I tried a pickeling solution today. I wanted to try the most none toxic and least expensive, so I tried a solution of vinegar and salt. Apparently the acidity of the solution will eat off the oxidization and fire scaling off of the copper. I used 1 tablespoon of salt per cup of vinegar. I … Continue reading Pickeling – Take 1
It worked! Glaze firing went was a success!
Today I decided to glaze some birds I started a long time ago. I decided to dip them in the glaze and then clean the backs later. I dipped them 3 times. I let the glaze dry, And then put them in the kiln with some other projects. Tomorrow we'll … Continue reading Glazing Birds