This is from my archive of Clayart discussions:
On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 6:24 PM, mel jacobson wrote:
i use bentonite in every glaze i have.
even the chinese glazes and shino.
here is a tip.
take a blender, fill half full of water.
add about a cup of bentonite.
blend the hell out of it.
add more water, blend some more.
i mean for minutes.
it will turn to jello.
place this jello in a large empty skippy peanut butter jar.
(my god, don't eat the peanut butter, it is more toxic
store for some time.
add a quarter cup to your 5 gallon glaze.
stir like crazy.
it will dissolve.
god i hate adding dry bentonite to glaze.
i know many stir it into the dry mix..but often that
does not work. lumps.
wet bentonite mixes well.
My jar is a Reese peanut butter jar, but it works OK (so far).