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Cone 5 - 6 Clays

Certified Nontoxic, Conforms to ASTM C-1023/D-4236 (WC-401 - WC-909): Cone 5 to 6 clays are considered to be in the category of Stoneware, for which we are talking about firing temperatures in a range of about 2,150° F to 2,250° F. As such, these clays become vitreous when mature.

Cone 5 to 6 Clays

Axner WC-900 Autumn's White Mid Range Cone 5 Stoneware Clay
WC-900
Autumn's White
Stoneware
WC-401 B-Mix Mid Range Cone 5 Clay
WC-401
B-Mix 5
 
Axner WC-902 Mary's Mid Range Cone 5 Porcelain Clay
WC-902
Mary's
Porcelain
Axner WC-903 Rae's Smooth Mid Range Cone 5 Stoneware Clay
WC-903
Rae's Smooth
Stoneware
Axner WC-904 Sybil's Mid Range Cone 5 Stoneware Clay
WC-904
Sybil's
Stoneware
Axner WC-905 Sybil's with Speckles Mid Range Cone 5 Stoneware Clay
WC-905
Sybil's
w/Speckles
Axner WC-906 Elisabeth's Mid Range Cone 5 Stoneware Clay
WC-906
Elisabeth's
Stoneware
Axner WC-907 Elisabeth's with Speckles Mid Range Cone 5 Stoneware Clay
WC-907
Elisabeth's
w/Speckles
Axner WC-908 Mike's Mid Range Cone 5 Stoneware Clay
WC-908
Mike's
Stoneware
Axner WC-909 Bob's Tile & Sculpture Mid Range Cone 5 Sculpture Clay
WC-909
Bob's Tile
& Sculpture

Note: Axner, Laguna and Miller Clays are formulated and categorized to perform as ^06, ^5 and ^10. Most clay can be successfully fired at varying temperatures (1 to 2 cones) above and below their indicated firing ranges. Variables do exist and testing must be done to ensure clay meets an individual's needs or circumstances.


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WC 401 B-Mix Cone 5 Mid Range Ceramic Clay
WC-401 B-Mix Cone 5 Clay (same as WC901) (sold per lb.)

B-Mix 5's smooth, porcelain texture is a pleasure to throw and form, and it fires to a cream color in oxidation.
Axner Price: $0.50
WC-401 B-Mix Cone 5 Clay (same as WC901) (sold per lb.)
WC 436 B-Mix with grog Cone 5 Mid Range Ceramic Clay
WC-436 B-Mix Cone 5 with grog Clay (sold per lb.)

A very fine grog makes for a more forgiving body with a slight texture and minimal speckling.
Axner Price: $0.53
WC-436 B-Mix Cone 5 with grog Clay (sold per lb.)
WC 437 Frost 6 Porcelain Cone 5 Mid Range Ceramic Clay
WC-437 Frost 6 Porcelain Clay (sold per lb.)

An exceptionally white and translucent throwing porcelain for Cone 5-6.
Axner Price: $0.92
WC-437 Frost 6 Porcelain Clay (sold per lb.)
WC606 Miller #50 Cone 5 Mid Range Ceramic Clay
WC-606 Miller #50 Clay (sold per lb.)

Stoneware favorite. Light sand color with fine specks. Excellent cone 6 throwing body which enhances glaze colors and effects. There is no better all around throwing body available for the stoneware look.
Axner Price: $0.52
WC-606 Miller #50 Clay (sold per lb.)
WC607 Miller #55 Cone 5 Mid Range Ceramic Clay
WC-607 Miller #55 Clay (sold per lb.)

Excellent off-white stoneware clay for wheel work. Minor speckling caused by fireclay enhances appearance. Used by many for functional pottery. Neutral glazes are not altered by clay body ingredients allowing for purer glaze color.
Axner Price: $0.49
WC-607 Miller #55 Clay (sold per lb.)
WC608 Miller #60 Cone 5 Mid Range Ceramic Clay
WC-608 Miller #60 Clay (sold per lb.)

This clay is compounded to be a stoneware clay with specks that bleed through the glaze, giving the appearance of iron burning through, typical of reduction glazes and clays. A very popular throwing clay for production potters.
Axner Price: $0.52
WC-608 Miller #60 Clay (sold per lb.)
EM 712 Max's White Sculpture Raku Ceramic Clay
Axner EM-712 Max's White Sculpture Raku (sold per lb.)

Fires gray-stony white in reduction at cone 10, off white at cone 8 oxidation, and bright white at cone 05 (raku). A rough textured, low shrinkage body designed for large-scale handbuilding and tiles.
Axner Price: $0.58
Axner EM-712 Max's White Sculpture Raku (sold per lb.)
WC 900 Autumn's White Mid Range Ceramic Stoneware Clay
Axner WC-900 Autumn's White Clay (sold per lb.)

This is the whitest of our mid-range stonewares. It handles well for both throwing and hand-building. It has been reported to be a good body in soda glaze firings.
Axner Price: $0.51
Axner WC-900 Autumn's White Clay (sold per lb.)
WC 902 Mary's Mid Range Ceramic Porcelain Clay
Axner WC-902 Mary's Porcelain Clay (sold per lb.)

Fires slightly gray-white at cone 5 reduction. A smooth, robust, plastic body for throwing and handbuilding, and is easy to trim and dry. This porcelain throws so well you will be surprised (very similar to throwing a good stoneware).
Axner Price: $0.55
Axner WC-902 Mary's Porcelain Clay (sold per lb.)
WC 903 Rae's Smooth Mid Range Ceramic Stoneware Clay
Axner WC-903 Rae's Smooth Stoneware Clay (sold per lb.)

This is a similar clay to Trevor’s Smooth Stoneware (a former cone 9 - 10 stoneware Axner clay) but it has been fluxed for use at cone 5. A good compromise between porcelain and stoneware.
Axner Price: $0.49
Axner WC-903 Rae's Smooth Stoneware Clay (sold per lb.)
WC 904 Sybil's White Mid Range Ceramic Stoneware Clay
Axner WC-904 Sybil's White Stoneware Clay (sold per lb.)

Fires warm off-white at cone 6 oxidation and is an all-purpose body for throwing and handbuilding. It has a non-sticky texture with some tooth from the addition of 5% of 35 mesh grog.
Axner Price: $0.53
Axner WC-904 Sybil's White Stoneware Clay (sold per lb.)
WC 905 Sybil's with Speckles Mid Range Ceramic Stoneware Clay
Axner WC-905 Sybil's White Stoneware w/ Speckles Clay (sold per lb.)

Granular Manganese is added to this body to give it a speckled look. Speckles sometimes burn through glaze thus giving a reduction-like appearance even when fired in an electric kiln.
Axner Price: $0.53
Axner WC-905 Sybil's White Stoneware w/ Speckles Clay (sold per lb.)
WC 906 Elisabeth's Mid Range Ceramic Stoneware Clay
Axner WC-906 Elisabeth's Stoneware Clay (sold per lb.)

This body fires light brown at cone 5 oxidation and is an all-purpose body for throwing and handbuilding. it is very responsive, plastic and has a slightly greasy feel. Contains 5% of 35 mesh grog.
Axner Price: $0.52
Axner WC-906 Elisabeth's Stoneware Clay (sold per lb.)
WC 907 Elisabeth's with Speckles Mid Range Ceramic Stoneware Clay
Axner WC-907 Elisabeth's Stoneware w/ Speckles Clay (sold per lb.) [BACK IN STOCK END OF JAN.]

Granular Manganese is added to this body to give it a speckled look. Speckles sometimes burn through glaze thus giving a reduction-like appearance even when fired in an electric kiln.
Axner Price: $0.52
Axner WC-907 Elisabeth's Stoneware w/ Speckles Clay (sold per lb.) [BACK IN STOCK END OF JAN.]
WC 908 Mike's Mid Range Ceramic Stoneware Clay
Axner WC-908 Mike's Clay (sold per lb.)

Tom Sawyer loves the way EM-711 throws but wanted a rich stoneware color for his cone 5 electric kiln. It was suggested to wedge together 50% WC-906 and 50% EM-711. He did and this body is the result.
Axner Price: $0.53
Axner WC-908 Mike's Clay (sold per lb.)
WC 909 Bob's Tile & Sculpture Ceramic Clay
Axner WC-909 Bob's Tile & Sculpture Clay (sold per lb.)

This clay body is remarkably resistant to cracks and warps. It's highly groged and beautiful in color (it almost looks like a reduced stoneware when fired at cone 5 in an electric kiln). Does well at cone 5 and can possibly go higher.
Axner Price: $0.58
Axner WC-909 Bob's Tile & Sculpture Clay (sold per lb.)