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The Potter's Craft A Practical Guide for the Studio and Workshop

By Charles F. Binns
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  • The Potter's Craft A Practical Guide for the Studio and Workshop
  • Director of the New York State School of Clay-Working and Ceramics ¶ Some time a Superintendent in the Royal Porcelain Works, Worcester, England
    • SECOND EDITION SECOND PRINTING
    • 26 PLATES AND 20 TEXT ILLUSTRATIONS
    • NEW YORK D. VAN NOSTRAND COMPANY, Inc. EIGHT WARREN STREET
    • Copyright, 1910, 1922 by D. Van Nostrand Company
    • All rights reserved, including that of translation into the Scandinavian and other foreign languages.
    • Printed in the United States of America
    • LANCASTER PRESS, INC. LANCASTER, PA.
  • PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION
  • PREFACE TO FIRST EDITION
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF PLATES
  • INTRODUCTION The Present Need
  • CHAPTER I Applied Art
  • CHAPTER II Pottery
  • CHAPTER III Porcelain
  • CHAPTER IV The Nature and Properties of Clay
  • CHAPTER V The Preparation of the Clay
  • CHAPTER VI Mold-making and Plaster
  • CHAPTER VII Cases and Working Molds
  • CHAPTER VIII Building by Hand
  • CHAPTER IX The Potter's Wheel
  • CHAPTER X Turning
  • CHAPTER XI Making Large Pieces
  • CHAPTER XII Cups and Saucers and Plates
  • CHAPTER XIII Casting
  • CHAPTER XIV Tiles
  • CHAPTER XV Glazes and Glazing
    • PART I
    • PART II Matt Glazes
    • PART III Fritted Glazes
    • PART IV Recipes
    • PART V The Defects of Glazes
    • PART VI Alkaline Glazes
  • CHAPTER XVI Decoration
  • CHAPTER XVII The Fire
  • CHAPTER XVIII High-Temperature Wares
  • CHAPTER XIX Clay-working for Children
  • NOTES
  • INDEX
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