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Amaco Potter’s Choice glazes achieve the effects of Cone 10 reduction without the need for a reduction gas kiln or firing to high temperatures. These lead-free glazes are made to fire at Cone 5-6 (2205°F–2269°F, 1207°C–1243°C), in an oxidation kiln.
Glazes are available in pint liquid, gallon liquid, or 25 lb dry packages. The 25 lb dry dipping glazes are packaged in 5 gallon buckets for easy pouring. Only stirring is necessary before application. For spraying and dipping, glazes may be thinned with water. See manufacturer's instructions for spray application. PC-4 is not dinnerware safe.
For best results, follow these special application instructions for the following PC series glazes.
Note — Please see Resources tab for more layering and application techniques.
Blue Rutile needs to be applied heavily. Apply at least four coats. It will flow just a little and create beautiful effects.
Shino needs to be applied irregularly. Apply two irregular coats. Once you have used it a while you will see the effects you can get by varying the application.
Salt Buff has to be applied on the thin side. No more than two irregular coats are needed to get the random effect of salt glazing.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
Amaco Potter's Choice Glazes can be used with a variety of techniques. Additional information and instructions are available. Click on a link below to download the PDF. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required.
Glaze Application Tips
Layering with PC-12
Layering with PC-20
Layering with PC-29
Layering with PC-59
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Comments about Amaco Potter's Choice Glazes:
I was given the opportunity to try out these glazes (Potters Choice) and was very pleased with the results so have bought some for myself! I like that you can use alone or combine the glazes to get so many different results. I have tried washing finished pottery in the dishwasher and so far have had no problems which is a plus when using on mugs etc...
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I would buy this product again.
from Bel Air, MD
Great product. Specially in the electric kiln.
Product Exceeds Expectations
Potters Choice is a great product all the way around. Its very easy to use and offers many many colorful combinations. With the wide variety of choices you can't go wrong with any of them. The glazes are very simple to apply. It easily wipes off if you make a mistake. Definitely a great price. Highly Recommend.
Amaco Potter's Choice Glazes
from San Jose
Love the colors, love the quality and the best thing ever is the glazes last at least a year without going hard.
wonderful glazes that interact with each other beautifully
By Miss Donna
from Tallahassee, FL
For classroom use, you have to monitor application, as they flow, but that is what makes them so lovely.
Love the PC glazes
Great product, Im new to pottery and got Good results.
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I would buy these glazes again.
from Howell, Mi.
The glazes are excellent. However the packaging was horrible. They were thrown in a single layer cardboard box with zero packing material. The box arrived broken open.
Amaco glazes are terrific. Excellent customer service.
By Pat J
from Southport, NC
Combinations of glazes are always a fantastic surprise.
I love working with amaco glazes. Colors are amazing.
from Hurlock, Md. 21643
Smack glazes are easy to apply. The colors are amazing and beautiful. I have had great results.
Potters Choice Glazes Rock
from Memphis, TN
Free shipping makes a huge difference when ordering 25# dry glaze. Block is so easy to order from, and really fast!
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