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Re: What is a pug mill?

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Fran Marze (fmaiu+@pitt.edu)
Sat, 1 Aug 1998 09:35:18 -0400 (EDT)


it sure sound like a pug mill. My colleagues who teach ceramics have a pug
mill and are ordering a second one for the "red". I know they take the
mills apart periodically and clean them well. They put in dried clay,
powdered clay, maybe water? and they get nice little tubes of clay that
they bag.

THe new one they ordered from Peter Pugger deairs the clay too so it
doesn't have to be wedged. I forwarded your message to one of the ceramics
teachers and maybe she will reply. They love the puggers even though they
are a lot of work. If you pug old clay as you go along, it seems to be
easier.

Fran