By Sloan on October 3, 2010
Got some new pitcher molds recently on ebay and I’m loving the new shapes of them. Something totally new for the girls to paint. We already have one of the left finished in the Snoware™ snowman style in the online store right now.
By Sloan on September 14, 2010
Just got a new mold of this party or relish tray. We did one of these in the past but this one is very cool with deeper sections. Little bit difficult to cast as this is my first successful one out or three but I hope to get it figured out with a bit more […]
By Sloan on May 5, 2010
We are casting some of these old style bean pots. I’m calling them old style as I cannot remember the last time we did one of these. I love the clean round shape of it. Think we will do the first one in Americana or perhaps a summer type Wacky style.
By Sloan on May 15, 2009
Casting some of our older past mugs and pitchers. Two of my favorite pitchers, the bubba pitcher and a nice traditional medium size pitcher.
By Sloan on April 23, 2009
Two more items that have been slip cast. At this point the pieces are called greenware . Greenware is is very fragile at this point. They will be cleaned and smoothed and painted then fired. We fire our first firing a 03 about 1960 to 1988 Fahrenheit. Then they will be glazed and fired for […]
By Sloan on April 18, 2009
Here are two of the pedestals that were finally dry enough to remove from the molds they were sitting in after I attached them a couple days ago. Although they were cast on the 15th and put together on the 16th, they still have a lot of drying to do. The moist air and snow […]
By Sloan on April 15, 2009
Got the slip casting table going again. It is very easy to neglect. Slip is a liquid type clay that we pump into ceramic molds. It gets dried out fairly quickly when I forget about it for more than 3 or 4 days. I think my camera may have got dusty or I have wrong […]