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Using Wood Ash in Glazes

Using Wood Ash in Glazes

Ellen Shankin’s flattened bottle, stoneware, thrown, paddled and honed to form with a Surform, glazed with red satin matte and fake-ash glaze, oxide washes. Photo: Tim Barnwell.

Wood ash or, more correctly, ash from organic vegetation, has been used as an ingredient for  … Read More