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One-day workshop "Copper mat" / Anke Derwort

One-day workshop "Copper mat" / Anke Derwort 

Thursday 28 March 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm 

And:

Friday 29 March 2019 from 10:00 am to 5.00 pm 

You come to us with biscuit fired workpieces and get acquainted with Copper mat.

We then fire in at least 4 kilns at the same time. Anke will explain and demonstrate the technique in detail, after that you can apply it yourself during this workshop.  

Learning the Copper mat technique is the most important on this day and not firing as much work as possible.

Costs for 1 day €110,-- incl. Lunch, incl. VAT.

Work pieces:

You can bring work up to a maximum of 6 for 1 day with a maximum of 10 x 10 cm and with a maximum height of 20 cm

  • You can also choose to test the technique on 1 of our vases for an expense of € 4,--
  • Clay with a lot of grog that's white baking has more options
  • Smoothly finished work usually brings better results
  • You will have less chance of fraction when using clay with a lot of grog ( 40% ), coarse grog grains ( 1 to 2 mm ), biscuit bakes 1000°C, regular wall thickness

Applying by email is prefered: ed@knopsclay.com

We require a deposit of € 25,-- a day, the remaining amount you can pay us during the workshop.
Upon cancellation, the deposit is considered cost for reservation.

    

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Laser temperature meter up to 850 degrees Celcius

Laser temperature meter up to 850 degrees Celcius

Do you want to get a better grip on crackle formation when firing raku? Then this laser temperature meter is an ideal tool. 

You get a workpiece from the hot kiln. You measure the temperature with the laser meter and wait until the temperature has dropped to a certain value.
Now you place it in the sawdust and you are assured of crackles on the end result.

Also ideal with, for example, smoking techniques, such as burning in horse hair, etc.

A temperature schedule is provided with this article, with indications, at which temperatures crackle, burn-in possibilities, etc.