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How to use Seeley's English Stoneware Slip
Fill plaster mold and let slip set up for 20-45 minutes
(depending on size of mold) to achieve desired thickness. For most stoneware designs, thickness is approximately 4-6mm.
Fires trouble free to cone 5-8. Bisque is vitreous at cone
5. Shrinkage is approximately 12%.
Cleaning: Stoneware may be cleaned by traditional greenware method, or with Dust-Free Cleaning Technique
To complete with high fire techniques:
1. Clean greenware, fire to cone 04 and decorate with
appropriate products. Leave bottom unglazed (dry-foot). Bisque to maturity cone 5-8.
2. Soft fire greenware, clean using Dust-Free Cleaning Technique, then decorate and bisque to maturity 5-8 using appropriate products. Leave bottom unglazed (dry-foot).
3. Check with color manufacturers for products that can be
fired directly on greenware to maturity.
To complete with low fire techniques:
Use preferred cleaning method (on greenware or soft fired
greenware), bisque to cone 5-8, decorate with Duncan's Concepts and fire to cone 06. Use Seeley's lead free, non toxic, low fire clear glaze. Leave bottom unglazed (dry-foot).
*Use a food safe glaze for any surface, which will come into contact with food or drink.
Fire to cone 5 or 6 (high limit dependent upon the glaze.)
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How to use Seeley's Clear Glazes