Δ MID: 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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A good wheel and handbuilding clay body, dark in fired color at Cone 6. Iron colorants in body enhance most glaze color developments.
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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. *We recommend firing no hotter than ^5. Test glazes!
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A pliable clay with medium grog. Excellent for throwing and hand-building alike. *Fires almost black in oxidation, it is not recommended to fire this clay in reduction. We recommend firing no hotter than ^5. Test glazes!
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Semi-smooth red body with sand and grog. Fires paver tile red in oxidation and chocolate in reduction. *We recommend firing no hotter than ^5. Test glazes!
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B-Mix 5's smooth, porcelain texture is a pleasure to throw and form, and it fires to a cream color in oxidation.
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Low in sand and grog content, speckled buff is smooth textured. An excellent throwing body. The color palette is perhaps best described as 'desert' or 'Southwest'.
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A speckled mid temperature, smooth, porcelaineous stoneware that is very plastic and workable. This clay prefers slow drying and ample compression on rims and bottoms to avoid cracks. *We recommend firing no hotter than ^5.
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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.
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A very fine grog makes for a more forgiving body with a slight texture and minimal speckling.
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An exceptionally white and translucent throwing porcelain for Cone 5-6.
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Our popular ^5 B-Mix body with the addition of medium grog and Red clay to achieve a warm Orange Brown color. Very forgiving during drying and good for larger forms. *We recommend firing no hotter than ^5. Test glazes!
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Smooth Red is an easy-to-use red stoneware clay body with no grog. It is great for throwing and hand building and has low absorption making it great for functional ware. Fires to a nice red color in oxidation.
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Dark buff firing clay. Versatile, medium textured throwing body.
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Light sand color with fine specks. A stoneware favorite and excellent throwing body. This body has more fine speckling than our other speckled bodies. *We recommend firing no hotter than ^5. Test glazes!
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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.
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Speckling in this clay bleeds through the glaze, giving the appearance of iron burning through – similar to reduction effects. Very popular throwing clay for production potters. *We recommend firing to ^5. Test glazes!
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Smooth white stoneware, good for throwing and production of functional whiteware.
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Same as the WC609 Miller #65 but with sand added, making it desirable for tile, slabs and handbuilding.
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A very plastic throwing clay, dark in color, featuring heavy specking. Creates excellent glaze effects with dark gray color and specks.
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A good wheel and handbuilding clay body, dark in fired color at Cone 6. Iron colorants in body enhance most glaze color developments.
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Formulated with fine grog and red art to obtain rich dark color. Good for outdoor pots as well as functional pottery and sculpture when fired to Cone 6.
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Translucent porcelain. An excellent grolleg body for throwing thin pieces.
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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.
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Smoothest of our black ^5 clays, great for throwing. Fine grog makes for a very clean surface finish with minimal picking when carving. We recommend firing no hotter than ^5. Test glazes!
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Coarse body great for tile and larger sculptural works. Heavily grogged, pieces up to 5” thick have been fired with no bloating issues at ^5. *We recommend firing no hotter than ^5. Test glazes!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.