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Bailey’s Oil Spot

Cone 10/11
25.51 Custer Feldspar
35.71 NC-4 (Soda Feldspar)
15.30 EPK Kaolin
5.10 Talc
5.10 Dolomite
5.10 Ferro Frit 3110

6.00 Red Iron Oxide

Oil Spot Glaze 1

Bailey’s Oil Spot
Grolleg porcelain
Cone 11 oxidation

Oil Spot Glaze 2

Close up of cup above.
Works nicely in electric kilns.
Recipe used on bowl below.

John’s Oil Spot #3

Cone 10/11
54.62 NC-4 (Soda Feldspar)
29.41 Silica
4.20 Whiting
7.56 EPK Kaolin
4.20 Dolomite
6.72 Red Iron Oxide
4.20 Cobalt Carbonate

Oil Spot Glaze 3

Grolleg porcelain
cone 10
electric oxidation,

Oil Spot Glaze 4

Close up of bowl above.


Traditional Oil Spot Recipe

Cone 10/11 Montmollin
Oil Spot Cone 10/11
80.18 Custer Feldspar
5.66 Silica
3.77 Whiting
4.71 Talc
5.66 Bone Ash

8.50 Red Iron Oxide
68.40 F-4 (Soda feldspar)
17.80 Silica br /> 4.90 EPK Kaolin
8.90 Talc

7.11 Red Iron Oxide
2.00 Cobalt Carbonate


Also, the glaze needs to be fired between cone 10 and 11.

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Have you ever come up with a good idea while working with your handmade pottery and thought that you would like to share it with others? You have? Well, why not send it to us and we will add it to the tips page for all to see.

Handmade pottery can be a very gratifying hobby that produces fun and satisfying results. For many people it's an enjoyable release that is created by working an inanimate mound of clay into a beautiful work of art that you made through your artistic abilities.

The best way of starting out is to take a few lessons from Youtube. You will probably waste quite a bit in materials when you first get started. Figuring out how to truly make handmade pottery correctly and shape into what you want it to be can be quite an ordeal. The different tools that a normal shop will have can be fun to try. You will soon see which ones you like to use the most and then when you are ready you will know which ones to buy.

With the help of the internet, you can now purchase most if not all of your ceramic and pottery tools and supplies online. We are located far from any well supplied dealers and yet working with reliable ceramic and pottery suppliers online has allowed us to recieve most of our orders within a timely manner.

When you get all set up, just enjoy the hobby and have fun at it. Some people get pretty serious and start selling their creations at craft fairs and small stores, but others just like to create items for themselves, relatives, and friends. Whichever kind of handmade pottery you desire to endeavor, enjoy the hobby and have fun doing it.

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