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Crayola Air-Dry Clay

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by HiTines, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. HiTines

    HiTines New Member

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    Has anyone ever tried this? Wal-mart sells it. It runs $4 for two and a half pounds or around $20 for twenty five pounds.Its an earth clay.
     
  2. RoyalOaksRanch

    RoyalOaksRanch Royal Oaks Taxidermy- When Quality Counts...

    If its the same as what my son did his mission project out of it cracks..

    I use potters clay.. Its an air dry clay that has minimal shrinkage. I get it at Michaels (Craft Store) ... Its cheap and is real nice for doing ear butts and such..
    Ill look tomorrow and see how much each block weighs but I think its like 10 lbs.. runs 6.99 I know its twice the size of a 5 lb brick of critter clay.
     

  3. jmgriggs

    jmgriggs Distinguished Wildlife Creations, LLC

    The Crayola Air-Dry Clay will crack. I purchased a 25lb block of potters clay from Hobby Lobby. It lists for $24.99 and I used a 40% off coupon that you can get off of the Hobby Lobby web site abd paid $18.00 for 25lbs.
     
  4. definatly dont use the crayola. I bought a small thing of it and let it sit out to see what happened and it shrunk and cracked wicked
     
  5. HiTines

    HiTines New Member

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    Thank you guys.I sure don't want it if it cracks and shrinks.Hows the drying time on the potters clay?
     
  6. Matt

    Matt Active Member

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    Depends, I bag my wts for a few days, checking them each morning before getting into anything. If I need to, I can adjust my earbutts(only thing I use potter's clay for) after a day of removing the bag.