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Monthly Archives: April 2016
As with any process, the more you practice, the better you become…and so it is with our ‘chimney pots’. They are becoming more and more refined as we go along. We have cast our first round of tests using three … Continue reading
Making clay is all about process, there is the breaking down and drying.. Slaking, mixing and sieving.. A repeat of certain parts of the process and then the fun bit of spreading it out for the final drying before it’s … Continue reading
For the slip casting process a mould has to be made and for that, a shape has to be created. Using plaster and a lathe machine we fashioned our first ‘chimney pot’ which is basic to say the least Our … Continue reading
As testing had only just initially started, we needed to collect more clay…this time a large quantity as it would also be the material used during our workshops and we need to ensure that we were using as close to … Continue reading