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sponging clay

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Linda Kelty (lckelty)
Tue, 28 Apr 2099 23:43:54 -0400


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In college we were told that rinsing a clay piece removes dust from a =
piece and reduces the absorbency of the clay. If dust remains it burns =
and creates "ping" holes in firing. If clay is too dry it absorbs the =
moisture too rapidly from the glaze and results in uneven coverage. =
Linda K. in Iowa

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In college we were told that rinsing = a clay=20 piece removes dust from a piece and reduces the absorbency of the = clay.  If=20 dust remains it burns and creates "ping" holes in = firing.  If=20 clay is too dry it absorbs the moisture too rapidly from the glaze and = results=20 in uneven coverage.  Linda K. in Iowa
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