at the bottom of a pot, he finds a small degreeof fault and therefore reasons that the glaze'sway too thick. a simple problem to resolve;no poetry required whatsoever. he then goeson to state that yellow salt's to blame. usemostly white at cone 10 gas. the alchemyis key, the random stirring up of things.but ash glaze over yellow salt will work.he states this, knowing his word lingerslonger and that's the way he alwayswants it.