Matte glaze cutlery marks. Add 10% glossy glaze to it. No marking.


Friday 28th July 2017

This is G2934Y (a version of the G2934 cone 6 matte base recipe that supplies much of the MgO from a frit instead of dolomite). Like the original, it has a beautiful fine silky matte surface and feels like it would not cutlery mark. But, as you can see on the left, it does! The marks can be cleaned off easily. But still, this is not ideal. The degree of matteness that a glaze has is a product of its chemistry. But can we fix this without doing any chemistry? Yes. By blending this with G2926B clear glossy (90:10 proportions) the marks are gone and the surface is only slightly changed.

Pages that reference this post in the Digitalfire Reference Database:

G2934 - Matte Glaze Base for Cone 6, G2926B - Cone 6 Whiteware/Porcelain Transparent Base Glaze, G2934Y - Cone 6 Magnesia Matte Low LOI Version, Concentrate on One Good Glaze, Matte Glaze, Dolomite Matte, Cutlery Marking


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