ash/clay research

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Re: ash/clay research

Postby mannytheseacow » Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:52 pm

I was confused about that aspect too. I think you want that wash water as well as the ash, but that's just a guess.

4- the problem you were having, I think, was that you were adding sand. So far, the clay/ash mixture is holding up better than anything else I've used. As far as how to prepare it, I just mix it together with clay and then add water. I don't break it down, shake, or process it at all. If you've ever cleaned the ash out of your stove and found the ash is very stone like, I feel that's a good thing... I don't try to break that up at all. Those large bits seem to hold up very well.
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Re: ash/clay research

Postby Mark w » Sat Mar 28, 2015 4:53 pm

The ash I get out of my wood stove is more of a fine powder ,will this work mixed with the red clay found all over east TN
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Re: ash/clay research

Postby matt walker » Sun Mar 29, 2015 12:40 am

I think it will Mark. You guys have good clay down there.
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Re: ash/clay research

Postby hpmer » Mon Apr 06, 2015 9:05 pm

The fine powdery ash is what I use. Works great. Good thing too, since that's what these stoves produce...
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