Tag Archives: D. Michael Coffee

Tenmoku Glaze Recipe, ∆10 reduction

  Whiting   16.00 Custer Spar   44.00 OM-4   10.00 Silica   22.00 Wood Ash (unwashed)   7.00 ADD: RIO    9.0 Notes: This is a ∆10 Reduction glaze that will fire to a dark brown to black and … Continue reading

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In Praise of Shadows

Early this summer I had the honor of being invited, by a private online Tea Community, to create teawares as a special offering to its members. I created Tea Bowls and Cups each with its own presentation stand. The pieces … Continue reading

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Effects of Reduction and Oxidation

I thought I would post this image showing the obvious effects of Reduction and Oxidation on a glaze and to show how oxidation zones can exist in a reduction firing. The round hole in the bottom of the image is … Continue reading

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