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dry slip

updated fri 9 oct 09


Linda Mccaleb on tue 6 oct 09

=3DA0 Hello everyone,=3D0A=3DA0 I met a potter in Missouri and she had some=
rful things to sell. I tried to contact her during business hours,and her h=
ands were probably too dirty to come to the phone. =3D0A=3DA0 A few days pa=
and I asked her about what we spoke of this summer, dry slip. She said she=
had a supplier. Well some of my recipes require dry slip, and my husband d=
oes slipcasting from my throwing and wanted some so he=3DA0could buy a lot =
d it wouldn't go bad or dry up. She told me that her supplier doesn't carry=
it anymore and he knew of nobody who carried it any more because there was=
too much fuss about people not mixing it right and blaming the manufacture=
r.=3D0A=3DA0 So=3DA0I am without dry slip. Does anyone know of a manufactur=
e that=3D
still makes it? Or still has some to sell?=3D0A=3DA0 I thought if anybody =
it would be one of you, with the network of all of us there is bound to be=
someone who knows of someone who still has it.=3D0A=3DA0 Any information w=
be most helpful,=3D0A=3DA0 Linda=3D0A=3D0A=3D0A

Cindy Gatto on thu 8 oct 09

Linda, If you can't find a pre-made dry slip you could make one from an exi=
sting recipe. The dry mixing is the easy part It's the wet mixing where it =
gets a little?sticky. It would also be cheaper to buy dry materials and mix=
it your self. We have a porcelain and just found a low fire recipe and bot=
h work great. If you want the recipes let me know.

Cindy Gatto

The Mudpit