Cindy Gatto on wed 28 aug 02
We finally got our claymixer up and running. The only
problem is we do not have a recipe for a good cone six clay body. Up until
now we have been using boxed clay, and now we need to replace it with a
reliable throwing body. I know I can get a thousand recipes from books but
inet something reliable and I do not have time to test right now. If anybody
is willing to part with the recipe to a light brown cone six good throwing
body, I would be very grateful. Please I am only looking for reliable
recipes. Thanks to everyone n advance.
Cindy & Mark
scott lykens on tue 24 sep 02
For simplicity sake, have you tried htis little test?
1. Your favorite cone ten recipe,
2. same with soda spar in place of potash spar
3. same with half soda half neph sy instead of potash spar
4. same with all neph sy instead of potash spar
Make a couple pounds of each and you'll have enough to do glaze tests and
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> We finally got our claymixer up and running. The only
>problem is we do not have a recipe for a good cone six clay body. Up until
>now we have been using boxed clay, and now we need to replace it with a
>reliable throwing body. I know I can get a thousand recipes from books but
>inet something reliable and I do not have time to test right now. If
>is willing to part with the recipe to a light brown cone six good throwing
>body, I would be very grateful. Please I am only looking for reliable
>recipes. Thanks to everyone n advance.
> Cindy & Mark
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Cindy Gatto on tue 24 sep 02
Excuse me but you caught me with my pants down. Are you responding to
me in reference to a post that I put up quite a while ago? I f yes thank you
for responding but I am not quite sure what you are telling me to do. But at
any rate I did solve the problem by calling Standard and ordering dry mix of
the boxed clay I normally use. Thank you
228 Manhattan Ave
Brooklyn NY 11206
Catherine White on tue 24 sep 02
When you mention getting caught with your pants down, are you the model
for the ClayArter who makes butt ashtrays?
Catherine in Yuma, AZ
Two ancient electric kilns. One Paragon 18" x 20".
One in-process Crusader 24"X 27" awaiting installation of
Dawson Ramp Sitter. Both outside. It never rains here at the Mexican
One partner, one kid, three cats.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cindy Gatto"
Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2002 2:50 PM
Subject: Re: CONE 6 CLAYBODY NEEDED
> Dear Scot:
> Excuse me but you caught me with my pants down.
> Cindy Gatto