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Materials / architectural clay
« on: May 13, 2016, 09:00:55 AM »
As promised on the clayart list, here is an article by Peter King about architectural clay. Peter also directed me to Val Cushing's "Cushing's Handbook", (available from Alfred Pharmacy 607.587.9222) to the article entitled "Testing for Percentage of Absorption and C/B Value - Safe Outdoor Clay Sculpture Body for Winter Climates".  Cushing worked with a ceramic engineer to come up with this test. He also recommends some clay body formulations.

Pottery Pictures / Beer Growlers
« on: August 06, 2015, 10:01:53 AM »
I have been making beer growlers, approx. 64 oz. The local university school colors are popular. They are hand-built from slabs, fired cone 6 ox. It is a challenge to get the hinged lids to fit and close properly.

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