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x-imail-spam-connection cracks in large bowls and platters

updated wed 15 sep 04


Brian Haviland on tue 14 sep 04

At 03:28 PM 9/13/04 -0500, you wrote:
>When I throw largish bowls or platters, I often lose them to
>cracking. Sometimes the crack shows after the bisque firing and sometimes
>after the glaze firing. Sometimes it is a smallish "s" type crack, but
>often it is larger & all the way through the piece.
>Hello sue

Look in the archives under s-cracks and you will find
more info than you can imagine..My guess is you need to
compress the bottoms more..but that's just my 2 cents..

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Brian Haviland
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Haviland Stone Pottery & Raku

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