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I’ve been doing some experimenting with natural clays I’ve hunted down in my area. I’ve found one that fires well, but dries slower than any clay I have ever worked with. Anyone know what the chemistry of that might be? Or what might be a fix?
First off, i would like to say hello to everybody. i'm new to the forum and haven't had the chance to fully explore the site. so consider this my formal greeting (with a dire plea for help). i'm a beginner when it comes to dealing with any kind of clay but i read a lot. i am currently trying to work with natural mined clay (dug out of the ground with my own hands). it's smelly but i can see it's potential. i have been able to refine the clay and remove all the things i don't want in there. my only real problem i'm having now is my level of plasticity. my clay won't pass the finger test (it cra