Fiber Clay works great for handbuilding.

We make Fiber Clay that never ROTS

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: [Do I use fiber clay like I would use that papered clay?]
A: [Yes you do, only you will not have to hold your nose!]


Q: [Do we use fiber clay and paper clay the same as regular potters clay?]
A: [No! fiber clay sculptures can be built keeping in mind some of the unique properties of fibered clay

Pieces of a sculpture can be made in advance , allow to dry "BONE DRY" and then can be assembled with fibered clay slip and some fresh clay.]


Q: [Do i have to fire sheepdog clay?]
A: [You can let it dry and paint it with paint, it will not last forever but it is pretty strong]


Q: [What is a cone?]
A: [Orton cones were invented in the 1890's by American ceramic engineer and teacher Edward J. Orton Jr. (1863-1932) to accurately measure kiln temperature. In 1896 he established his Standard Pyrometric Cone Company. Orton was also a co-founder of the American Ceramics Society in 1899, as well as President of the Ohio Institute of Mining Engineers from 1893-94, Ohio State Geologist from 1899-1906 and Dean of the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University from 1902-06 and 1910-15.]