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Re: clay processing,"home-dug?"


Date: Mon May 20 2002 - 14:27:49 PDT

In a message dated 5/20/02 2:25:16 PM, writes:

<< dig their own clay, create pieces from it and then fire them. >>

Oh my! My first year of teaching, we tried this. I fired the pieces in the
kiln, and they melted into a puddle of gunk. It was awful. I have never
tried it again, so will be very interested in the responses you receive.