[Sca-cooks] cone temps was: pottery braziers, cooking in pottery
helewyse at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 17 07:11:41 PDT 2011
Katherine asked: Might you explain the difference in "cone" in terms of
Cone 05 1888-1911 F, Cone 04 1945-1971
Cone 5 2167-2205 Cone 6 2232-2269
It may not really look like much, really only 200-300 degree difference, but it
makes a huge difference in the way that the final pot behaves.
It's easier to see rather than describe. If you know any potters ask them to
show you a bisque piece and a high fired piece of the same clay.
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