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Layering glazes without cracking and excessive glaze thickness

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Layering glazes without cracking and excessive glaze thickness

As a self taught potter I have found out most things the hard way. Layering glazes is one of the techniques I have tried, failed, done some more reading, and tried again with a greater degree of success. Problems with layering glazes – cracking and bubbling After seeing the results from other potters’ layered glazes I thought I would try it myself. My attempts have resulted in very thick layers of glaze. Sometimes I got cracking or major bubbles in the glaze when it dried on the pot. For some reason I’d always assumed it would be better to dry...

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