Alisa Clausen on wed 4 jun 08
Recipe Name: Oil Spot John and Amy's
Cone: 6 Color:
Firing: Oxidation Surface: Oil Spot
20 Frit--Ferro 3110
9 Iron Oxide--Red
2 Titanium Dioxide
Comments: Custer subbed with Forshammer
Frit 3110 subbed with Frit 169
add 2% Cobalt for blue instead of black
Black with brown gloss with a slight tea dust effect overall. Tenmoku like
with a tea dust giving a slightly green nuance.
With added Cobalt, glaze is brown with black edges, and a greenish blue
where thickest. More patches than tea dust effect.
Glaze test for Glaze test for Oil Spot John and Amy's ^6 ox.
Source: John Britt
Fired on mid fire white stoneware
Firing ramp with an electric controller is:
100c p/h to 600c (212f - 1112f)
150c p/h to 1140c (302f - 2084f)
80c p/h to 1220c (176f - 2228f)
15 min. soak
cool down max. to 900c (1652f)
Hold 30 minutes
Shut off kiln
Colorants or additives to a 100 gram batch are measured in percent to the
100 gram batch.
Standard Substitutions in all tests IF called for in recipe:
Local Boron Frit is used for Frit 3134
Forshammer (a half and half Potash and Soda spar) is the only Feldspar used
Local Boron Frit is used for Gerstley Borate
All substitutions are done not by Mol. Wts., but gram for gram.