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
Today we enameled the rest of the birds!
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
First try turned out pretty well!
Today the kids helped me make some yoga mat straps and some belts.
Now that the birds have dried, tonight I sanded and smoothed their edges out. There was a lot of time put in to detailing the birds, but I enjoyed some good music and thoughts, and they are much cleaner looking now.