Plastic low fire smooth body. It is very plastic, throws nicely and is good for smaller hand-built pieces. This body was developed to conform with certain regulations set by the state of Connecticut. Some commercial glazes and underglazes do not fit this body. We highly recommend testing for glaze and underglaze fit.
Tips/Suggestions for 105NT
- When applying underglazes and glazes, make sure each coat is thoroughly dry before applying the next coat.
If older underglazes are not adhering correctly, it may be necessary to add a gum solution along with the water when thinning them out.
When attaching handles and other additions, thoroughly score both surfaces and attach by applying “Magic Water”. (See formula below)
If making tiles or handbuilding, it is best to keep the slabs no larger than an 8 1/2” x 11” piece of paper.
2 Teaspoons Liquid Sodium Silicate
1 Teaspoon Soda AshMix together until soda ash is dissolved.