|Peter’s Ash Glaze|
The recipe started with the ash glaze recipe I use which is Mark Issenberg’s. I like the look and simplicity of the glaze. I also like that I can fire it to cone 6 in my electric kiln or cone 10 when I get to fire in a wood kiln.
|Mark’s Ash Glazes (blue and brown)|
Potters being the experimental type we couldn’t leave a good recipe alone, we had to play with it which is how this recipe developed. I like the way it looks and plan on doing some work with it now that I’m home and back in my own studio. My plan is to try to simplify it. I like glazes that use fewer ingredients because my studio is small and storage space is at a premium.
The wood that was used to make this was from Cynthia Bringle’s wood stove. She said it was mostly oak. Different types of wood flux differently so it’s very important to run tests on each batch of glaze that you make.
Peter’s Blue Ash Glaze
50 Wood Ash
30 Red Art Clay
20 Ball Clay (OM4)
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