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Ravenscrag Cone 10R Bamboo Matte

Code: GR10-J1
Modification Date: 2016-09-30 22:52:12
Member of Group: RV10

Plainsman Cone 10R Ravenscrag Slip based glaze. It can be found among others at http://ravenscrag.com.

MaterialAmount
Ravenscrag Slip51.651.1%
Dolomite12.112.0%
Talc2.62.6%
Gerstley Borate4.04.0%
Calcined Kaolin13.513.4%
Custer Feldspar16.216.0%
Additions
Red Iron Oxide1.01.0%
 101.00  

Notes

This is a variation of the GR10-J dolomite matte.

How to turn a dolomite matte white glaze into a bamboo matte

How to turn a dolomite matte white glaze into a bamboo matte

Make cone 10R bamboo colors using the GR10-J Ravenscrag silky matte base recipe (right) and adding 1% iron (left), (0.5% centre). These samples are porcelain. This iron addition also works using the G2571A matte base recipe.

Ravenscrag GR10-J Cone 10R Bamboo glaze variation

Ravenscrag GR10-J Cone 10R Bamboo glaze variation

Porcelain (left), buff stoneware (center), iron stoneware (right). Works well on all body types. On porcelain, interesting red tones and variations in tone appear.

Bamboo glaze that is actually functional

Bamboo glaze that is actually functional

The stunning cone 10R Ravenscrag bamboo glaze (GR10-J plus 0.5% iron oxide) on a Grolleg porcelain. Up close it can feel and look like a fine wood surface (when used on a porcelain). The cone 10 recipes page at Ravenscrag.com has more info.

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