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Soften critter clay quickly??

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by babowhunter, May 10, 2014.

  1. babowhunter

    babowhunter Man,I love this stuff!!

    Had a box of Critter clay on the shelf and something must have poked a hole in the bag and it has hardened the clay up.I was going to clay the eyes and than mount and i don't have the time to wait.Is there a way to soften the clay up quickly besides just putting water in the bag and waiting for it to soften.Did a search but didn't find much.Thanks in advance!
     
  2. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

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    That sucks, can you knead it at all? If so spray with water and go to it. If not, I'm not sure you can do it in a hurry. Wetting it and freeze it works but not in a hurry.
     

  3. BrookeSFD16

    BrookeSFD16 Well-Known Member

    Cut/break off what you need for today, put it in a ziplock , spritz it with water, microwave for a few seconds. Kneed it spritz it and nuke it again.

    You can also use Georges method of grating it with a cheese grater and wetting and kneading.
     
  4. Paul B

    Paul B Active Member

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    Try a hammer, turn it to power, add water
     
  5. babowhunter

    babowhunter Man,I love this stuff!!

    Thanks for the help everyone! I just used some potters clay to get me by....but i will remember this.Thanks!