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  • Artist's Brushes for Potters/Painters
    All brushes are made using natural hairs for the heads, West Virgina bamboo for the handles, and leather or linen for the hanging straps. The decorative handle wraps are done with waxed Irish Linen threads.  I hand-craft them all in my Harpers Ferry studio, using strong epoxy resins as the adhesive, and with minimal care will provide many years of use in your studio.
    640,427
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  • Brushes for Slips in assorted hairs
    White Asian Goat Hair, Brown Horse Hair, and Broom Corn for a variety of marks and textures when you apply slips and glazes
    640,426
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  • Large Horse Hair Brushes
    These brown slip brushes are made with horse tail hair and have a medium coarseness that will leave a nice medium hakame texture to your slips
    640,336
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  • Small Horse Hair Slip Brush
    These brown slip brushes are made with horse tail hair and have a medium coarseness that will leave a nice medium hakame texture to your slips
    640,302
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  • Large Broom Corn Slip Brush
    These brushes are made form Amish Broom Corn (the millet plant) and are great for leaving strong texture marks in your hakame slip applications.  
    640,315
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  • Small Broom Corn Slip Brush
    These brushes are made form Amish Broom Corn (the millet plant) and are great for leaving strong texture marks in your hakame slip applications.
    640,326
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  • Large White Goat Hair Slip Brush
    These white brushes are made from Asian goat hair and are very soft and fine.  They leave little if any texture marks behind and are great for smooth application of slips and glazes.
    640,303
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  • Small White Goat Hair Brush
    These white brushes are made from Asian goat hair and are very soft and fine. They leave little if any texture marks behind and are great for smooth application of slips and glazes.
    640,321
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  • Decorating/Calligraphy Brush Assortment
    I currently use 3 different hair types for these production brushes.  The "salt and pepper" black/white is from Gray Squirrel, and the beautiful orange hair is from Red Squirrel.  The longer coarser white and brown mix is Eastern White Tail Deer tail - or "BuckTail"  The squirrel hair is quite soft and absorbent and good for thin to medium materials.  The BuckTail is somewhat coarse and works best for medium (think tomato soup) to thick materials.
    640,452
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  • Large Gray Squirrel Decorating Brush
    The hair in the squirrel brushes is the finest I use, and works well with slightly thinner decorating materials like underglazes, stains, oxides, and is also great for inks and watercolors.  These squirrel hair brushes do not work well with VERY thick materials like fat slips.
    640,277
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  • Small Gray Squirrel Decorating Brush
    The hair in the squirrel brushes is the finest I use, and works well with slightly thinner decorating materials like underglazes, stains, oxides, and is also great for inks and watercolors. These squirrel hair brushes do not work well with VERY thick materials like fat slips.
    640,290
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  • Large Red Squirrel Decorating Brush
    The hair in the squirrel brushes is the finest I use, and works well with slightly thinner decorating materials like underglazes, stains, oxides, and is also great for inks and watercolors. These squirrel hair brushes do not work well with VERY thick materials like fat slips.
    640,307
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  • Small Red Squirrel Decorating Brush
    The hair in the squirrel brushes is the finest I use, and works well with slightly thinner decorating materials like underglazes, stains, oxides, and is also great for inks and watercolors. These squirrel hair brushes do not work well with VERY thick materials like fat slips.
    640,297
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  • Large BuckTail Brush
    The BuckTail hair is fairly coarse and works great with thicker materials like slips and thick glazes.  This hair is not very good with very thin materials as it tends to drip easily.
    587,308
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  • Specialty Slip Brushes
    A variety of special brushes for applying slips and glazes - they are "dressed up" and take frightening amounts of time to craft!
    507,480
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  • Slip Brush - Specialty #1
    A huge brush head for applying slips to larger pieces - great for the insides of large platters and bowls.  The handle is also quite large and the "ferrel" is crafted from Cedar Wood.  This is an example - brushes vary.
    640,259
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  • Slip Brush - Specialty #3
    A medium sized brush made from horse mane hair with a brushed copper ferrel.  Great for leaving medium to strong hakame marks in slips.  This is an example brushes vary.
    640,333
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  • Slip Brush - Specialty # 5
    This Broom Corn Brush is spread into a rake shape with cedar, and sewn with linen thread.  It will leave great strong hakame marks in your slips or glazes, and can be softened a bit to make the shaft more flexible, by soaking it in clean water for 5-10 minutes or so before using.  This is an example brushes vary.
    640,288
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  • Slip Brush - Specialty #6
    This Broom Corn Brush is spread into a rake shape with cedar, and sewn with linen thread. It will leave great strong hakame marks in your slips or glazes, and can be softened a bit to make the shaft more flexible, by soaking it in clean water for 5-10 minutes or so before using.  This is an example brushes vary.
    640,300
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  • Slip Brush - Specialty #7
    This paddle shaped brush is made from horse tail hair with a medium coarseness, and will leave nice moderate hakame marks in your slips and glazes.  It is sewn with linen threads, and the hair is set with a strong epoxy bond for many years of use without "shedding".  This is an example brushes vary.
    640,310
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  • Specialty Decorator #4
    This deocorating brush is made with Gray Squirrel tail hair and will work great for medium to thin materials like underglazes and stains. The brush head and hanging strap are set into the handle with brushed copper and brass ferrels.  This is an example brushes vary.
    640,248
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  • Ringtail Cat Tail Brushes
    Ringtail used to be one of my favorite "go to" hairs for best brushes - but now costs so much and is so hard to find that they had to become a "specialty" item for me.  The hair is great for thin to medium thickness materials and behaves as well as any brush hair you can buy. They are wonderful for watercolor and ink as well. I am very sad that the hair has become so rare and expensive - sorry!!  These are examples brushes vary.
    640,251
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