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[Fwd: Re: Hints on sanding pottery and other tips]

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kprs (kprs)
Sun, 29 Mar 1998 19:41:47 -0800


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Heidi McElroy wrote:
>
> Pat, I also discovered that brown grocery bags are great for wedging clay
> and save on cleanup. Another tip that you may or may have not discoverd is
> keeping works in progress in Rubbermaid 3 or 5 gallon storage boxes.
> There is little loss of moisture over a short period of time. We don't
> cover the pieces or add any wet rags. My ceramics is just part of general
> art courses...no wheels or anything like raku..just simple hand built
> pieces..I also use these same storage containers to store my clay...much
> easier to move from storage to tables than the previous small garbage cans.
> Heidi McElroy

Here's a hint from the "beg, borrow, or steal" file. Go to your local
bakery. They get supplies in large "spackle buckets" (which by the way
are also good), and they will give them to you to put your clay in.

San D