Δ Cone 5 - 6 Clays


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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$0.57

A good wheel and handbuilding clay body, dark in fired color at Cone 6. Iron colorants in body enhance most glaze color developments.
$0.62

A medium-coarse textured clay that has a large amount of 60 mesh sand and medium grog. Fires oxidation to brick red and reduction to dark brown.
$0.65

Semi-smooth red body with sand and grog. Fires paver tile red in oxidation and chocolate in reduction.
$0.59

B-Mix 5's smooth, porcelain texture is a pleasure to throw and form, and it fires to a cream color in oxidation.
$0.53

A red stoneware clay body with medium grog and minimal porosity at Cone 6. A superior functional clay, ideal for hand-building and throwing small to medium pieces. Fires to a warm brick red color in oxidation.
$0.62

A very fine grog makes for a more forgiving body with a slight texture and minimal speckling.
$1.09

An exceptionally white and translucent throwing porcelain for Cone 5-6.
$0.67

A medium-sized grog version of our popular Cone 5 B Mix clay body with the addition of Red clay to achieve a warm Orange Brown color. Very forgiving during drying and good for forming larger sized objects.
$0.60

Dark buff firing clay. Versatile, medium textured throwing body.
$0.63

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.
$0.59

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.
$0.62

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.
$0.63

Smooth white stoneware, good for throwing and production of functional whiteware.
$0.63

Same as the WC609 Miller #65 but with sand added, making it desirable for tile, slabs and handbuilding.
$0.63

A very plastic throwing clay, dark in color, featuring heavy specking. Creates excellent glaze effects with dark gray color and specks.
$0.63

A good wheel and handbuilding clay body, dark in fired color at Cone 6. Iron colorants in body enhance most glaze color developments.
$0.91

Translucent porcelain. An excellent grolleg body for throwing thin pieces.
$0.92

Grolleg Cone 6 porcelain. similar to Miller #15 with more ball clay, making it less white, more plastic and forgiving. Additional silica reduces crazing in some glazes. good for slab forming.
$0.70

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.
$0.62

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.
$0.66

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).
$0.60

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.
$0.63

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.
$0.63

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.
$0.62

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.
$0.63

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.
$0.64

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.
$0.69

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.