[Clayart] Grog or course fire clay

Bryan Johnson bryj at cheqnet.net
Sat Aug 18 13:12:29 EDT 2018

Have you tried adding some Epsom salts?  Make a saturated solution and add
few drops in a lump and wedge, or about a pint par 300 pounds and pug or
Bryan Johnson

On Sat, Aug 18, 2018 at 6:01 AM Rod Haaland <rod.haaland at gmail.com> wrote:

> Folks. I've been on a quest to formulate a good clay body that can be
> thrown thin and stays put. I've tried several different "boxed" clays. All
> seem to be really flabby with a bunch of grog thrown in. I think it's
> better to get that "toothy" plastic strength from course fire clay. So...
> I'm opening the floor for a discussion of the best combination of clays for
> plasticity AND the ability to be thrown thin and maintain shape - I'll call
> it "standupedness".
> --
> Rod Haaland
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