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clay body for raku sculpture

updated tue 19 may 98


on mon 18 may 98

Hi there
I am wondering if anyone can help. We would like to adapt our claybody
(cone 6 stoneware) for raku sculpture. We use three parts OM4, two parts
Kentucky stone, 2 parts G2000, and one part silica. We were wondering if
we could add coarse grogg or silica sand to help strengthen the body for
raku firing. Failing that, what modifications could we make to the recipe
as it stands now? Thanks for any help.

Martha Muzychka
Devon House Clay Studio
St. John's, Newfoundland Canada