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Reconstituting Dried Glaze

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#1 Jillicans



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Posted 24 March 2013 - 02:31 PM

I haven't played with clay for a few years and my old glaze which has dried up. It is hardened and in chunks. Is there any way to reconstitute it? Any help would be appreciated.

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 03:46 PM

Bust up the chunks and if its a small amount put it in a blender and whip it -if its a larger batch bust up the dry chunks(hammer/mallet or wack it in a plastic bag- whatever) and soak in bucket then blend with a jiffy type mixer in a drill.

Keep it thicker and adjust water content at end.
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Posted 24 March 2013 - 07:05 PM

When busting up the chunks and/or running them through the blender, be sure to wear a respirator or mask . . . you don't want to inhale the dust.

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 09:52 PM

I thought this might be a simple task, but one never knows having not worked with glazes that much. Thank you for your advice. Much appreciated.

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