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Ceramics Handbooks

The Ceramics Handbook series: conceived as an introduction to various topics and techniques relating to the use of clay. Aimed at the student or the practiced ceramicist experimenting in a new area.
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Alternative Kilns
Alternative Kilns (Ceramics Handbook)
A fresh look at the process of kiln building, suggesting materials and new styles of kilns, many of which are art forms in their own right. The result is an instructional as well as inspirational book which should appeal to old-hand builders.
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Alternative Kilns (Ceramics Handbook)
Ceramic Jewelry
Ceramic Jewelry (Ceramics Handbook)
Well illustrated both with practical images of finished work from an international range of artists, this book shows how clay can be combined with other materials such as silver, gold, leather, textiles or stones to create some innovative ceramic jewelry.
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Ceramics and Print (Ceramics Handbook)
Paul Scott briefly discusses the history of ceramics and print, and then concentrates on the techniques used by contemporary ceramists.
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Clay, Light & Water (Ceramics Handbook)
Clay, Light & Water (Ceramics Handbook)
Step-by-step instructions for constructing, throwing, shaping, firing and wiring porcelain, bone china and earthenware light holders.
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Clay, Light & Water (Ceramics Handbook)
Crystalline Glazes
Crystalline Glazes (Ceramics Handbook)
Diane Creber describes the clays and kilns most suitable, explains how to glaze, provides glaze recipes, and discusses how to fire in both oxidation and reduction conditions.
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The Electric Kiln
Electric Kiln (Ceramics Handbook)
A must-have reference for any serious potter, The Electric Kiln is a complete manual on how to install an electric kiln, how to use it properly, and how to maintain and repair it.
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Electric Kiln (Ceramics Handbook)
Handbuilding
Handbuilding (Ceramics Handbook)
Michael Hardy looks at the traditional handbuilding methods pinching, coiling, slab building, and pressmolding and explains how to do them.
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Handbuilding (Ceramics Handbook)
Lustre
Lustre (Ceramics Handbook)
This encouraging and practical book gives intermediate to advanced ceramic makers and ceramic teachers the knowledge to produce an amazing variety of metallic finishes. This one-of-a-kind guide puts the magic of lustre within reach.
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Lustre (Ceramics Handbook)
Maiolica
Maiolica (Ceramics Handbook)
Maiolica is a well-established, traditional medium still used today in a wide variety of ways. This book is a practical guide to the materials, techniques, and processes of maiolica glazes, amply illustrated with works by contemporary makers.
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Maiolica (Ceramics Handbook)
Natural Glazes Collecting and Making (Ceramics Handbook)
A vital resource for anyone wishing to work in a more natural, sustainable way to develop unique glaze effects.
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Raku
Raku (Ceramics Handbook)
John Mathieson gives a clear and concise overview of the raku process, covering all the essentials of suitable clay types, glazes, post-firing reduction methods and, of course, the all-important kiln.
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Resist and Masking Techniques
Resist and Masking Techniques (Ceramics Handbook)
Peter Beard discusses the techniques of masking and resist and gives guidance as to how best to use various materials and firing methods to achieve a wide range of finishes.
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Slipcasting
Slipcasting (Ceramics Handbook)
Clearly explains and demonstrates the techniques involved and shows how they can be adapted for the studio workshop. Examples of the work of an international group of artists are used to illustrate the range and versatility of that technique.
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Slipcasting (Ceramics Handbook)
Stoneware
Stoneware (Ceramics Handbook)
Richard Dewar discusses the various considerations that need to be taken into account when working at higher temperatures and shows the myriad techniques and glazes that can be used to achieve excellent results.
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Stoneware (Ceramics Handbook)
Throwing Large
Throwing Large (Ceramics Handbook)
Throwing large pots can be a challenge, this book in the Ceramics Handbook series offers the techniques, tips and tricks to help realize that challenge and throw something really large!
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Throwing Pots
Throwing Pots (Ceramics Handbook)
Phil Rogers takes the reader through the basic principles of throwing and in step-by-step illustrations shows how to make a wide range of pots from the simple bowl to the more complex forms of teapots and jugs.
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