Fraser, Harry (Foreword by Michael Casson)
Title GLAZES FOR THE CRAFT POTTER
Book Condition VG+/VG; Small tear to upper/DJ.
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher New York Watson- Guptill Publishing 1974
0823021327 / 9780823021321
Seller ID 4278
Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction, Classification & Technique; Basic Chemistry, Structure & Properties; Effect of Heat; Composition & Formula; The Constituent Oxides; The Raw Materials; Glaze Calculations; Frits & Health Precautions; Acid-Resistance & Lead Release; Opacifiers; Colour in Ceramic Glazes; Glaze Types & Effects; Cushing & Grinding; Glaze Preparation; Glaze Application; Glaze Firing; Development & Testing; Pottery Faults & Their Remedy; Glaze Recipes; Appendices 1: ...Restriction on the use of certain types of glazes...; 2: Low-solubility glaze test; 3: Acid-resistance testing; 4: Borax bead method of testing metallic compounds; 5 Brogniart; s formula for dry matter...; 6 Temperature equivalents of cones; 7: Temperature conversion; 8: elements of ceramics & their oxides; 9: Glaze oxides & raw materials; 10: Table of chemical & physical constants; 11: Suppliers; Biography; Index. ; 72 b&w + diagrams/graphs; 4to; 146 pp