The Potter's Book of Glaze Recipes

The Potter's Book of Glaze Recipes

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Emmanuel Cooper's classic guide to making glazes is now available in a thoroughly revised new edition. Cooper provides potters with an introductory section on glaze materials, coloring, mixing, and the application of glazes, as well as information on health and safety issues. This essential guide also features over 400 recipes ranging from opaque, matte, and transparent glazes to crystalline and black iron glazes, organized according to their varying temperature ranges.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 172.7 x 236.2 x 22.9mm | 521.64g
  • University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Pennsylvania, United States
  • English
  • Abridged
  • 2nd edition
  • 475 color illus.
  • 0812237714
  • 9780812237719
  • 79,871

About Emmanuel Cooper

Emmanuel Cooper is a leading British potter, prolific author, and longtime editor of Ceramic Review. His Ten Thousand Years of Pottery, now in its fourth edition, is also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.show more

Table of contents

The glaze materials Glaze temperature and classification Colouring glazes Mixing the glaze Applying the glaze Adjusting the glaze Earthenware glazes -1050 DegreesC-1100 DegreesC (1922 DegreesF-2012 DegreesF) Earthenware glazes -1100 DegreesC-1150 DegreesC (2012 DegreesF-2102 DegreesF) Medium temperature stoneware glazes -1200 DegreesC-1220 DegreesC (2192 DegreesF-2228 DegreesF) Stoneware glazes with a wide firing range -1200 DegreesC-1260 DegreesC (2192 DegreesF-2300 DegreesF) High firing stoneware glazes -1250 DegreesC-1280 DegreesC (2282 DegreesF-2336 DegreesF)show more

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