pdp1@EARTHLINK.NET on mon 30 jun 03
I meat to add, to carefull wipe off highlights or such
after...or to have applied a resist to those areas where no
stain was wanted..or to do so in a graduated way to avoid
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2003 6:38 PM
Subject: Re: Staining Pots
> Hi Gene,
> I had good results useing an old fashioned hand
> held-hand-pump 'Bug Sprayer', but certainly any spray
> carefully used would be good...remember to strain or
> the mixtures...or to do so in deference to the diameter of
> the orifice, unless useing a simple blow-pipe venturi
> apparatus....where it won't care as much...
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Arnolds Home Improvements"
> > What is the best way to put stain on a pot with
> so that the stain
> > will only be in the carving and not on the rest of the
> pot. Ideally I would
> > like to have stain only in the carved areas and the rest
> of the pot bare
> > clay.
> > I have been told to apply the stain with a brush to the
> entire piece and
> > then wipe off the stain from the rest of the piece
> I don't want
> > stain. I tried this but it seems to smear and the clay
> the out side of
> > the carving has some tinting from the stain.
> > Also what would be a good ratio of oxides to water to
> as my stain? The
> > mixture that I have tried is red iron oxide mixed only
> with water. The color
> > is great and how I would like it to look, but I just
> seem to clean all
> > of the RIO off the places where stain is not required.
> > I have been applying the stain to the bisque, I assume
> this is correct
> > rather than applying to green ware?
> > Gene Arnold
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