Fiess credits much of his experimentation to education. In his undergraduate career, he says, “I was encouraged to do everything myself, and we had no commercially bought products. You were given all these raw materials, and then you’d spend hours testing how things worked. We had a lab full of clays, feldspars and just the basic raw ingredients that are mined from the ground as-is. Then you’d mix them in various quantities.”
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Fiess credits much of his experimentation to education. In his undergraduate career, he says, “I was encouraged to do everything myself, and we had no commercially bought products. You were given all these raw materials, and then you’d spend hours testing how things worked. We had a lab full of clays, feldspars and just the basic raw ingredients that are mined from the ground as-is. Then you’d mix them in various quantities.”