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CLOUDY BOTTLES.......HELP PLEASE!!!!!

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CLOUDY BOTTLES.......HELP PLEASE!!!!!

Postby lanie » Fri Feb 20, 2004 5:12 pm

Hello, Can anyone help me please.......I melt bottles in my kiln and am having a problem with them being cloudy when they are done, can anyone tell me how to avoid this problem? I also use decals on them so I need something that won't ruin the decal. I have heard about something called SPRAY A and BORAX, if either of these would help how would I use them? Also I use these bottles for food after they are done, would this cause a problem in any way??????

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Postby Luiza » Sat Feb 21, 2004 9:00 am

Hi lanie
I do this all the time, just put a spoon of Borax in half a cup of warm water, brush the half of the bottle yhat won´t touch the shelf and wait till it´s dry (few minutes, if the water is warm). You can brush over the decals, if they are already dry, no problems. You just can´t let the borax touch the side of the bottle that will touch the shelf...
I use to do it in two times, cause my decals fire at 720 degrees celcius. I fuse the bottle, without borax, no matter it´s cloudy... Then I apply the decal and it goes again to the kiln. I do a kind of pot to snaks with some of my bottles, so I fire them with the decal over a mould.
Hope I was clear, my english is not so good :oops:
The right forum for this question is the Kiln-forming Discussion...
Big hug
Luiza

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Postby whitejoyce » Sat Feb 21, 2004 12:52 pm

Hi ladies,
I want to do something more with my bottles, can I ask for more suggestions from you, I mean other than the cheese tray's & ash tray's.

What do you do with your bottles?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions
J. White

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Postby whitejoyce » Sat Feb 21, 2004 11:57 pm

Hi Lanie,

I tried to send you email address. whitejoycox.net
about more on how to create with the bottles.


Hope you understand,
J. White

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Postby Luiza » Sun Feb 22, 2004 9:37 am

whitejoyce wrote:Hi Lanie,

I tried to send you email address. whitejoycox.net
about more on how to create with the bottles.


Hope you understand,

Please, send it to me too.
glass1@uol.com.br

Thanks
Luiza

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Postby Pat Loboda » Sun Feb 22, 2004 6:24 pm

I'd like to have the ideas for bottles, too, please.

pat@glassbypat.com

Thanks in advance,
Pat Loboda

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Postby tel » Thu Feb 26, 2004 12:04 pm

Hi J White

I'd love to have that information as well if you don't mind sending it to me. I'd appreciate it.

Thank you Tess

tlilly@innoqual.com :D
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Postby Kay » Thu Feb 26, 2004 2:11 pm

Would you add me to your list?
Thanks!
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