I've made quite a bit of small polymer pots and they hold up better then clay! You can just about throw them as high as you can and have them hit concrete with just a "nick" in the pot. They can't Crack period!I'm gonna try SuperSculpey® but I don't think it will hold , Just for fun!
I really like that round brown one in the third picture.My molds View attachment 112253my mix is Portland cement, sand, diotamaecious earth, and fiberglass fibers. I haven't used them yet but we'll see how the handle the frost over the winter, ive made hypertufa pots and they lasted quite a while. View attachment 112255 View attachment 112256View attachment 112257
thanks stick root. It was made from a punch bowl that already has the feet here's some other ones, some from the punch bowl and so.e from other bowls to red cement dye looks pink so I'm bummed about that, but the cracks are cool, I just used a trash bag inside the moldI really like that round brown one in the third picture.
Try fibrglass hairs, if it cracks it should still hold together. Im in the process of testing this. All the jams ive made last year are buried in snow till April. Some with trees in em, some just being tested for durability in the elements. Some have experienced freezr thaw already this winter and green light to go. The 2018 batch will hit the pond for leeching next month. Time will tell I guessJust a small addition to this wonderful practice: when using cement,I mix in some shredded newspaper. This lightens the build and adds some extra natural looking 'aged cracks' but it does also increase breakdown speed. My pots last 3-4 years without glazing. With glazing, they don't seem to break down at all.
Using 20% more water and 10% less sand in the mixture, will create an almost marble like structure. Its harder to mold and takes ages to dry though..
I have been making some stoneware pots lately.
They aren't the best, but I like the fact that I made them. I will get some pics soon.
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