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Re: Slip Cast/Mold Making

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Thom Maltbie (tmaltbie)
Thu, 3 Sep 1998 09:02:59 -0400 (EDT)

>I am reqesting any info you can give me reguarding the slip casting method.
>Is it the same thing as mold making? I am teaching ceramics, and the teacher
>I am replacing ordered 8 huge bottles of clip casting matterials. I also got
>2 - 50lb bags of plaster! I have never really used this for a ceramics
>course before. The directions say to shake well (not sure if I add water),
>pour into a mold? and let dry. After it is solid, fire it to the recommended
>temperature (which is between cone 05 - 06) So if anyone can give me the run
>down on slip casting I would really appreciate it! Thanks in advance!!

Mix, don't shake!

Go to for info and tips about moldmaking and
plaster. Not alot about clay and slip casting, but offers for sale
pamphlets about casting, moldmaking, etc., from home business point of


Thom Maltbie
South Ripley Elementary School
1568 South Benham Road
Versailles, IN 47042 812-689-5383