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Lesson Plans


firing nails

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lagrace stephens (lstephen)
Sat, 13 Apr 1996 11:22:34 -0500


A student made a clay mask and put steel nails in it and wants me to
fire it. Would firing the nail damage my electric kiln? I thought the mask
would crack as it dried but it has not - I thought I could just pull the
nail out but some are in so far that I am afraid of breaking the mask if I
use force. I appreciate any advice anyone would like to give me-

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