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Permanent marker to decorate a coffe mug

  1. Apr 28, 2014 #1
    I am looking to decorate some coffee mugs with a permanent marker. People have tried this before and attempted many different techniques for keeping the dried ink on the mug.

    http://www.craftaholicsanonymous.net/21-tips-for-diy-sharpie-marker-mugs

    The most common technique involves letting the mug set for 48 hours before firing it in the oven. I suppose this allows enough time for all of the organic solvent to evaporate before firing it.

    Is the firing temperature of 350F-450F actually enough to melt the ink into the glaze?
     
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  3. May 4, 2014 #2

    Greg Bernhardt

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    I'm sorry you are not generating any responses at the moment. Is there any additional information you can share with us? Any new findings?
     
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