What Is Clay Made of?

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Clay is made from soil that contains very small particles of aluminum silicate. Aluminum silicate is formed in the soil due to chemical weathering of rock. Clay is essential to making pottery.
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Clay is made out of potato starch, salt and boiled water, this is a recipe for basic modeling clay. There are also many types of clay and they are all made from different ingredients
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Manny things are made from clay. The most comun are plates, cups, vases, and little animals like frogs fore your garden or butterflies for around the house. My favorite, and what
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Firing clay is water based. It is naturally made from minerals, and it is fired or baked to produce a finished product. Oil-based clay is made of oil, wax and natural clay minerals.
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1 First you will need some clay . You can use any kind, from the type that requires glazing to Femo. 2 Start by picking a color for the cap of the mushroom and mold it into a shape
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Clay is made from the Earth. It is soil that is made up of small pieces of aluminum silicate. There are many different things that are made out of clay, but the most prominent thing is pottery. Most pottery is made out of clay, and then heated to a temperature that makes the clay harden. A lot of garden sculptures are also made out of clay. Other things that are made out of clay include cups, plates, vases, and modeling clay.
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