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Wendy Cevola 9/22/17 Glazing of the last 12 mugs.
danlovestikis
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Posted: 2012-08-30 08:00 am   Permalink

Kele today we open the kiln and find out if the hand stayed on. It is a journey through treacherous waters of heat and fire.
hang10tiki if you come here with Jonelle then our list of those who have stayed in the Buzzy Bedroom will keep growing.
VampiressRN I've craved more Crawl mugs. You've set up the biggest event so far. You always go the extra mile, thank you so much.
tigertail777 it took 10 years of 40% off Michaels coupons to build the jungle. dartharnie will be glad to hear you like his Wolfman Bob. It too comes out of the kiln today. That's scarier than Wolfman himself!

Progress Report:

I have learned a great lesson. As I have started to pull down the previously poured mugs and bowls I've found that the plastic wrap did not keep them from drying out. These were wrapped in 10 to 20 layers. I would just roll them, cut, roll them from a different direction. It didn't matter every thing I've made ahead has dried out.

So to assemble anything I've had to place them in a bucket of water to soak it up and then keep the work in plastic bags to equalize. This doesn't work well at all. It is hit and miss. Sometimes the object comes out of the bag perfect and sometimes the tikis will pop off the bowl.

Example:





There are ways to make this go away but in the end the extra work involved in using dried objects involves way more work. So pouring ahead and stock piling as I did for this third Wish List was not a good idea. It actually has slowed me down.

bavtech/Nelson of Mahalo Tiki purchased a peanut mug mold that I've been casting. I originally got into tiki art because Dan kept saying there shouldhavebeen a bowl to go with this mug. I made many shouldhavebeen bowls for him in clay. Now I'm making one in ceramic.

The first Peanut Mug Bowl for my husband Dan courtesy of Mahalo Tiki.

First step:

I'm doing one mug a day. The bowl will have three. First I roll out some clay and added slip to the top as glue.


I pressed the top of the mug onto this clay and cut off the excess.


I cut a hole in the bottom so air can escape and not blow up the mug. I forgot to put plastic on the table so I use my parsley cutter to release the mug from the table top, oops!


The top is a bit indented. As it dries some I'll be able to add clay until I can make it level.


So even though I have bowls poured we made another one to save time and effort.


I learn something every day and that will not end. I hope sharing will save you from the same errors. Cheers, Wendy


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LoriLovesTiki
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Posted: 2012-08-30 09:15 am   Permalink

Wendy,

I think you're onto something here - a Dan & Wendy tiki bed & breakfast! Tiki tours, dinner out, cookies before bed and a night in the Buzzy bedroom. You'll be fully booked, year round.

I can only offer Gator Hut B&B accomodations May - October because winter is cold in NJ!
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ZeroTiki
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Posted: 2012-08-30 11:51 am   Permalink


...add 'butt crack' joke here.

YAY!
~Zero
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littlegiles
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Posted: 2012-08-30 4:29 pm   Permalink

Zero, I'm glad I'm not the only one with a 5th grade humor. HAHA Poor bowl is just the "butt" of our jokes.

Wendy, sorry your premade mugs dried out. Feel free to just slap a coat of glaze on those puppies and send them on over to me. I'll be happy. I'm loving the idea of the peanut mug bowl. I think an indention at the top of those mugs would be nice. Could make for a beautiful flaming drink. Of course then it would be a Roasted Peanut Mug bowl.

Ok...enough bad humor. continue please.

- Dale



 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2012-08-30 7:07 pm   Permalink

Question, if the back of the 3 peanuts are stuck to a bowl, how will u put

"Dan-o's Jungle room" on the back of them???




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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2012-08-31 06:35 am   Permalink

ZeroTiki that was very clever.
littlegiles the thought of a sugar cube/rum spot on the top of the head is interesting. I'll ask Dan since the bowl is for him. I will put it together this morning, that's why I'm up so early.
hang10tiki your prize is out of the kiln.

Progress Report:

The Magic Mend on Eric October's bowl pulled away at the edges. The center stuck. Dan shot high pressure water into the crack and it didn't come loose. So next up will be to fill that crack with more Magic Mend and to keep trying.


We opened the kiln.
There are many steps involved in ceramics.

Top shelf in the kiln after bisque fire.

Second shelf.

Unloaded onto trays.

Carried to the table so they can be hosed off.

Carried to the dining room table where they wait to be glazed.

We be stepping from one table top to the next.

This next week bavtech/Nelson and Mary will be over to glaze their peanut mugs. That will start me on the road to glazing as well.

I love photos where you catch something else. I just noticed our cat in my newest Dan pinup. See in some ways he's like Buzzy in that he'll pose for me (and you).


Now its time to go to the garage and make the peanut mug bowl. I've made a lot of progress on the mug for the Tiki Farm contest as well. Most likely it will not be selected, then I'll have to decide if we should mold and make it.

Thank you all for stopping by, Wendy



 
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MadDogMike
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Posted: 2012-08-31 06:45 am   Permalink


HubbaHubba!!!!!

Wendy, I don't know if space will permit but here's an idea for your precast forms. Wrap them in plastic like you did and place them in a sealed 5 gallon plastic bucket with 1/4 inch of water on the bottom. You'll need to find something to set the mugs/bowls on so they don't sit in the water and check the water lever every month or so. I have odd bags of clay I have stored that way for a couple of years and they don't dry out at all.
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littlegiles
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Posted: 2012-08-31 06:46 am   Permalink

Wendy, that is a beautiful table full of bisque. I love watching the process as it progresses. Sorry about the Magic Mend pulling away, but if someone can get it worked out and finished, it is you.

- Dale


 
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Bloody Good
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Posted: 2012-08-31 08:50 am   Permalink

Man, you do some awesome stuff. There are a ton of great threads on TC but this one is in the top 10 for sure. Love the Wolfman Bob!!

 
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19tikichef62
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Posted: 2012-08-31 09:42 am   Permalink

It is so cool being able to watch your progress on all those wild mugs,looks amazing!

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2012-09-01 2:22 pm   Permalink

MadDogMike we have no space so all bowls will be made fresh. I'll be super carving all the dry mugs, so as littlegiles suggested, So they don't go to waist.
littlegiles I haven't given up yet but when you see tomorrows post you'll know that the mean tiki gods were not with me and my recent bowls.
Bloddy Good, top 10 Yippee!!!
19tikichef62 thank you. My goal is to do all the mistakes so that no one else will.

Ever wonder how I get Dan to do so much work for me? His motto is, Will Work For Tikis. So this my first shouldhavebeen peanut mug bowl will belong to him.

I spaced them out and marked where to cut the clay.

I'd add some sticky clay to the cut area and push the mug in place.

Then I'd fill it in with more sticky clay.

Cut again and do the next one until all three are in place.

The bowl is soft and deformed so it will sit in a bag over night so firm up. Then today I'll add clay and fine tune it.


I have two more crawl mugs out of the molds. Sometime this week when bavtech/Nelson and his wife Mary are available I start teaching them how to glaze and I'll start on some of the bisqued items.

Cheers, Wendy






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Hale Tiki
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Posted: 2012-09-01 4:23 pm   Permalink

Just wasted a few hours reading this thread.
Well, not wasted, enjoyed!

FANTASTIC WORK!!!


 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2012-09-02 07:43 am   Permalink

Hi Hale Tiki welcome to the Dan and Wendy Show.

Progress Report:

We continue to work on the Sacramento Crawl mugs as a priority. I believe within a week we will have them all poured and carved. Then it will be time to start glazing the Wish List projects that have been made and to start working on those that have not. Busy busy busy and we couldn't be happier. Thank you everyone for hanging in there with us.

Disaster Update:

Working with dried out tikis and the next step. MadDogMike a few posts back how to store cast items so that they will not dry out. I will try that in the future if I have to leave an important piece in the future. My plan now is to Super Carve all the casts that dried out and to make new casts for each Wish List project. Thank you MadDogMike I appreciate the help.

Well this bowl bit the dust. I will use it for more experimentation but for the Wish List person from Hawaii it will be re-made from scratch.

Steve Soto's bowl also didn't make it.

I've turned two of the small Bobs into necklaces. His bowl will also be made from scratch.


Next up I carved one of the bowls to look like a coconut.

I got three more dry small Bobs and carved out their backs to fit the bowl.

Now I have four pieces to bisque fire. Then I will use Magic Mend to stick them together and fire another time.

If this works I'll have the first Coconut Bob bowl made.

Dan's shouldhavebeen Peanut Mug Bowl is ready to dry. I added clay to fix defects in the bowl, inside and out. Then I carved the depressions.

The goal was to make a bowl that looked vintage.




Now it is time to go to work in the garage. Another day another tiki.

Cheers, Wendy
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littlegiles
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Posted: 2012-09-02 08:39 am   Permalink

Sorry to read about the bowl issues but I knew you would find a way to do something with them. Great idea to make pendants for a necklace.

The peanut mug bowl looks great. Love the texture you did on the bowl. Also the Bob Coconut bowl looks great. Very nice idea.

- Dale


 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2012-09-02 3:11 pm   Permalink

Wow
Peanut bowl is lookin good...


 
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