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<br /> Fired Arts & Crafts<br /> THE TEACHING RESOURCE<br /> April 2012<br /> Spring Teapot Box<br /> Made With Molds<br /> Bird House Bank<br /> www.firedartsandcrafts.com 20 GrFeEBaRUtARYK20i1l2n wTwiwp.crasftsreport.com<br /> USA $5.99 CANADA $6.99 • page 25 1<br /> Paragon Kiln<br /> Comparison Chart<br /> Better<br /> Designed This chart compares Paragon's 10 and 12 sided top-loading ceramic kilns with that of the<br /> KilnsTM competition. For more information, please visit www.paragonweb.com.<br /> Brand Y<br /> Brand X<br /> Long lasting top row of firebricks<br /> The 2” top row of bricks in Paragon kilns protect the<br /> grooved bricks for the long life of the kiln.<br /> YesNo No<br /> Best value in cost per cubic foot<br /> Most Paragon studio ceramic kilns are 2” - 4” deeper than<br /> competitive models for 2” - 4” of ex<a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - April 2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f1b8b9?page=1"> Fired Arts & Crafts THE TEACHING RESOURCE Ap</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - April 2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f1b8b9?page=2"> Paragon Kiln Comparison Chart Better Desig</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - April 2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f1b8b9?page=3"> April 2012 • www.firedartsandcrafts.com 3</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - April 2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f1b8b9?page=4"> April 2012 </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - April 2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f1b8b9?page=5"> 2012 Workshops & Retreats with Michael Harbridge </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - April 2012 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f1b8b9?page=6"> Editorʼs Notebook Donʼt break the mold! This mo</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - April 2012 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f1b8b9?page=7"> questions & answers QI have done ceramics f</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - April 2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f1b8b9?page=8"> Crystal Cute Snail Planter by Marcia Roullard </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - April 2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f1b8b9?page=9"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - April 2012 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f1b8b9?page=10"> Birdhouse Bank Shelter for your spare change by M</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - April 2012 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f1b8b9?page=11"> beak and two coats of Saffire Blue to the flower ce</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - April 2012 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f1b8b9?page=12"> Materials Molds by Clay Magic 3429 Med. 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