Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Free Clay and Silica

Henry Pope has free clay and silica for anyone who wants it. Asheville area:

700 # of Ellen Buff, free, no charge, but you have to pick up/load. Ellen Buff is rated by Hi H2O cone 4-6. Maybe but I've fired the clay to 9 1/2 in heavy reduction. No problem. The clay is dry, dry, dry but easy to slake down.

Also I have some fine silica, 325 mesh or thereabouts (395?). Good for porcelain glazes. This is also free.

And last but not least, I have some grog that is probably kyanite, not sure. But it's grog alright. Can't be too fussy. It's free to any one strong enough to tote it.

Henry Pope

mikpo@mindspring.com

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