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    Alternative Kilns and Firing Techniques: Raku - Saggar - Pit - Barrel (Lark Ceramics Books) (Paperback) By (author) James C. Watkins, By (author) Paul Andrew Wandless

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    DescriptionCeramicists searching for new ways to fire their creations now have a wealth of options. Authors James Watkins and Paul Wandless, along with a group of distinguished artisans, demonstrate in detail how to build low-cost, low-tech, yet high-quality kilns and varied firing techniques. The plans range from an easy, affordable and versatile Raku Kiln to a unique wood-fuelled Downdraft Stovepipe Barrel kiln. These clever devices make it possible to produce rich surface effects from alternative reduction firing techniques. In addition to showing the basic procedures for using each kiln, easy-to-follow directions for many fast-fire methods unfold in color photographs: you'll see how to achieve terra sigillata surfaces with direct chemical application and how to do traditional crackle-glaze raku and smoke finishes.


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    Title
    Alternative Kilns and Firing Techniques
    Subtitle
    Raku - Saggar - Pit - Barrel
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James C. Watkins, By (author) Paul Andrew Wandless
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781579909529
    ISBN 10: 1579909523
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: WFA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WFS
    LC classification: TT
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Abridged Dewey: 738
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25890
    B&T Approval Code: A04502000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A81603200
    BISAC V2.8: CRA028000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 738.136
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    full colour photographs
    Publisher
    Lark Books,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Lark Books,U.S.
    Publication date
    28 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Asheville