I have had a fair bit of success in the past with this if you add little packets of salt mixed into the stack of pots. Its good also to mix a little flux in with the slip for low fire to get things moving a bit.
I would put the salt…"
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"OK. I am going to give you some ideas. First do various tests on different kinds of clay bodies in the pit fire. Try porcelain for example and also terra cotta clay bodies. Wrap them with 'stuff'…"
HelloAs we do not have a kiln yet, all the work has to be pit-fired. It limits the use of clay material.We use local terracotta clay and would like to add some variety to it. Any suggestions please...thanks alpanaSee More