When it comes to new technology, I'm still thrilled with the chainsaw as apposed to an ax. I really do like glaze testing. You see a recipe in a book but it doesn't do you a lot of good until you can see it on a tile.
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I take this opportunity to appreciate your efforts in sharing all the information related to ceramics on the Digital Fire website. It is really helpful. I am from India. We work towards reducing mining for natural resources by 60% through making (fired) recycled ceramic products.