Turkey Stoneware Platter

Designer: Laura Fraedrich



  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using the CB-604 Soft Fan Brush, apply 3 coats of SW-104 Black Walnut to the back sides and the front rim of the platter. Do not glaze the bottom or the foot.
  3. Using the carbon paper and a pencil, transfer the pattern onto the platter.
  4. Using the SG-401 Black Designer Liner, draw over the lines of the pattern. Color in the pupil of the eyes.
  5. Using the script liner and/or the fan brush, apply three coats of each stoneware glaze into the various areas of the turkey and the background according to the pattern.
  6. Using the script liner, apply 3 coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale to the turkey’s comb.
  7. Using the script liner, apply 2 coats of SW-001 Stoneware Clear to the eyes.
  8. Do not stilt or hang over the edge of the kiln shelf.
  9. Fire to cone 5/6.



  • SB-117 16” Large Oval Platter


  • SW-104 Black Walnut
  • SW-115 Midnight Rain
  • SW-117 Honeycomb
  • SW-119 Cinnabar
  • SW-122 Maycoshino
  • SW-130 Copper Jade
  • SW-138 Lemon Meringue
  • SW-148 Lime Shower
  • SW-155 Winterwood
  • SW-001 Stoneware Clear
  • SC-74  Hot Tamale
  • SG-401 Black Designer Liner

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • Clay Carbon Paper

Miscellaneous Accessories