If you are interested in formulating your own clay body, you’ll need a clay mixer. Similar to a large dough mixer that a baker might use, clay mixers can make workable clay bodies out of dry materials and some water with very little effort from the potter. Find out more here! And don't forget to download your free copy of the 2011 Clay Workshop Handbook: Knowledge and Techniques for the Pottery Studio
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Today, Bill Jones, editor of Pottery Making Illustrated, presents six important considerations to make when shopping for a clay mixer or a pugmill.
Today’s post is an overview and an explanation of the different types of clay mixers and pug mills available on the market today.