May 8, 2009, Newsletter Issue #343: Faults in greenware

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Pieces which explode in the kiln are generally the result of improper venting or improper draining of greenware.
Indented vertical lines are usually caused on the greenware by ‘drizzling' slip down the sides of a vase of pitcher. This can be repaired, most of the time by painting thickened slips into them and smoothing with a damp sponge.

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