MID-RANGE CLAYS- KENTUCKY MUDWORKS

White Bear ^5-7

Super smooth and plastic clay body. The whitest midrange stoneware known to man, and bears. A perfect match for those who prefer a porcelain style stoneware. Fires cone 5-7.

Shrinkage 12%  Absorption at ^6 2.9%

Price Per 50lb Box
25lbs $18.30      500lbs+ $26.50
50lbs $30.50      1000lbs+ $24.50
100lbs+ $28.50   2000lbs+ $22.50

Whitebear

Cone 6

Brown Bear ^5-6

A nice super smooth, plastic body that fires a dark chocolate brown at cones 5-6. Matures cone 5-6. Won’t bloat at soft cone 7 if fired slow through the last 300-400F. Contains no grog. Gives nice warmth to glazes, giving that reduction look to them in oxidation. 

Shrinkage 11%  Absorption at ^6 0.2%

Price Per 50lb Box
25lbs $22.80      500lbs+ $34
50lbs $38      1000lbs+ $32
100lbs+ $36   2000lbs+ $30

Brown Bear

Cone 6

Iceman ^5-6

KyMudworks premium white clay body. A cool white stoneware that is the durable and a pleasure to throw. Does not get too soupy if you throw with a lot of water. Super plastic, throws and handbills well. Matures cone 5-6. Can be pushed to cone 7 slow fired.

Shrinkage 11.5%  Absorption at ^6 1.4%

Price Per 50lb Box
25lbs $17.70      500lbs+ $25.50
50lbs $29.50      1000lbs+ $23.50
100lbs+ $27.50   2000lbs+ $21.50

Iceman

Cone 6

Iceman with grog ^5-6

A cool white stoneware that is the durable and a pleasure to throw. Has fine grog for a bit of tooth. Does not get too soupy if you throw with a lot of water. Super plastic, co-operative clay for all forming methods. Matures cone 5-6. Can be pushed to cone 7 slow fired. 

Shrinkage 11%  Absorption at ^6 1.9%

Price Per 50lb Box
25lbs $17.70      500lbs+ $25.50
50lbs $29.50      1000lbs+ $23.50
100lbs+ $27.50   2000lbs+ $21.50

Iceman with grog

Cone 6

Mulhollun ^5-7

Super smooth, tight, and plastic body that fires a true orange red at cone 6. Throws and hand builds well. Matures cone 5-7. Link’s favorite mid-range throwing clay!

Shrinkage 12%  Absorption at ^6  1%

Price Per 50lb Box
25lbs $17.40      500lbs+ $25
50lbs $29      1000lbs+ $23
100lbs+ $27   2000lbs+ $21

Mulhollun

Cone 6

Sheltowee ^5-7

Super smooth, tight, and plastic body that fires a deep red at cone 5 and dark red brown at cone 6. Throws and hand builds well. Matures cone 5-7. Won’t warp or bloat at cone 7 if slow fired through the last 300-400F. Gorgeous in soda and wood firings too!

Shrinkage 12%  Absorption at ^6  <1%

Price Per 50lb Box
25lbs $17.70      500lbs+ $25.50
50lbs $29.50      1000lbs+ $23.50
100lbs+ $27.50   2000lbs+ $21.50

Sheltowee

Cone 6

Clawhammer ^5-7

Named after the Appalachian style of banjo playing, this unique and dynamic clay body has it all: color, tooth, iron speckling, and bomb plasticity. Surprisingly smooth to throw. Great for large and altered forms as well. Gorgeous in reduction.

Shrinkage 11%  Absorption at ^6  1.9%

Price Per 50lb Box
25lbs $17.70      500lbs+ $25.50
50lbs $29.50      1000lbs+ $23.50
100lbs+ $27.50   2000lbs+ $21.50

Clawhammer

Cone 6

Speckled Turtle ^5-6

A warm brown speckled plastic clay good for all forming techniques. Offers nice warmth tones at cone 6 and gives a reduction look to glazes.

Shrinkage 13% Absorption at ^6 1%

Price Per 50lb Box
25lbs $17.70      500lbs+ $25.50
50lbs $29.50      1000lbs+ $23.50
100lbs+ $27.50   2000lbs+ $21.50

Speckled Turtle

Cone 6

Tony Beaver ^5-7

A very plastic, bright-buff color clay body. Throws itself! Glazes really pop on this buff clay. Contains fine grog. Fire to cone 5-7. Can be pushed to cone 7 if slow fired through last 300F. Perfect forgiving classroom clay for wheel and hand building.

Shrinkage 11%  Absorption at ^6  1%

Price Per 50lb Box
25lbs $17.70      500lbs+ $25.50
50lbs $29.50      1000lbs+ $23.50
100lbs+ $27.50   2000lbs+ $21.50

Tony Beaver

Cone 6

Dark Star ^5-7

If you like speckles in your clay but are looking for a body that keeps your glazes brighter, check out this new clay body. Based off of the very popular Iceman clay body, Dark Star is easy to throw and handbuild with and is very forgiving, smooth, and plastic. Matures cone 5-6. Can be pushed to cone 7 slow fired.

Shrinkage 11.5% Absorption at ^6 1.7%

Price Per 50lb Box
25lbs $21.60      500lbs+ $32
50lbs $36           1000lbs+ $30
100lbs+ $34      2000lbs+ $28

Dark Star

Cone 6

White Lightning ^5-6

This clay throws exceedingly well for a translucent porcelain. Fine grained, tight and glassy at cone 6. Fits the KYM Super Clear glaze with no crazing!

Shrinkage 14%  Absorption at ^6  0%

Price Per 50lb Box
25lbs $32.50      500lbs+ $50
50lbs $54      1000lbs+ $48
100lbs+ $52   2000lbs+ $46

White Lightning

Cone 6

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