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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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from Durand, MI
Comments about Amaco Potter's Choice Glazes:
Thank you, Blick, for ease of ordering, convenience and price. Free shipping is awesome too!Love my Amaco Glazes and all of the combinations I get to make.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Satanta Ks.
The only way to beat the deals would be to make your own glazes from scratch. The Customer Service and speed of shipment were the best.
By The Potter's Cabin
I was hoping this glaze would turn out more of a purple color than a wine color. I bought it & didn't know what to expect. The jar shows a purple color. With 2 coats, it's a solid Merlot (wine color). With 3 coats it's more towards a red purple. It's beautiful either way, but put at least 2 coats on.
from Durand, Mi
Thank you for free shipping and great pricing! Love Potter's Choice Amaco glazes
from Sun City, AZ
Would always recommend trying these and dark bisque as the color variations can be huge
arrived in great condition and faster than I expected
Looking forward to the different combinations!
Very fast delivery and great prices
I love these glazes. They blend well together and are spectacular
Love these glazes
from Cape Cod, MA
I just saw the results of using these glazes on several pieces I made, and these glazes are wonderful, by themselves or layered. I also appreciate the helpful tips given on the Amaco website, as far as layering effects of using different combinations, and also how much each color flows.
Great color saturation
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