[Clayart] The mysterious blend

Robert Harris via Clayart clayart at lists.clayartworld.com
Wed Jul 22 11:42:22 EDT 2015

These days a lot of suppliers actually make a mix of white stoneware and
porcelain. The idea being that it's slightly easier to throw, but with some
of the qualities of porcelain.
In fact compared to the "old days" B-mix could be thought of as
semi-porcellanous. As Paul says, as long as you mix it up really well
(which you have from the sound of it), it should throw and fire very well!

On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 7:22 PM, Dan Saultman via Clayart <
clayart at lists.clayartworld.com> wrote:

> I have begun to transition into porcelain from white stoneware.
> The early scraps are very to hard to separate one from another.
> It's all cone 10 clay so I have mixed up a slurry of both as a blend and
> have slathered it on a large plaster table top to make it dry into regular
> clay. I will then try to run it through my Petter Pugger Pugmill and see
> how it turns out..
> I just thought I would  talk clay with you - on a slow day -  without any
> real agenda. After all this is what we do. - Right? Talk about clay methods
> and challenges?
> Dan
> Dan Saultman
> Fine-Art Pottery
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> Clinton Township, MI
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