[Clayart] Howard Axner and clay

robert hackert ndiaman at hotmail.com
Sun Jan 23 17:20:20 UTC 2022

Hi Mel::
Funny you should mention Axner. High water Clay in Florida and probably in Asheville also. They are back ordered 30k lbs of clay. But Axner/Laguna had no shortage.
Glad there is another distributor here in Florida.
Rob Hackert

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> On Jan 23, 2022, at 9:19 AM, mel jacobson <melpots at mail.com> wrote:
> Before Howard sold out to Laguna he promised me that
> he would make a standard stoneware body and have the
> \recipe on the box. He was going to call
> it "Clayart 1".   But time and business got in the
> middle of that promise and he left the clay world.
> Howard was one of the finest of vendors.  Honest, worked
> for potters and clay people.  He has a nice retirement
> and seems to be happy.
> mel
> Several of the Continental Clay family has died and it
> leaves a great hole in the clay business.
> We just lost Mary last year, very sudden, in the prime
> of life. Em her Dad died a couple of years ago. He too
> was a fantastic vendor. But the boys are carrying on
> in the typical Swartoff family tradition.
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