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New Smoother Raku/Cone 6 White Clay Body

At L&R Specialities, we have started making a smoother raku clay body that can also be used as a cone 6 white with extra grog. It works great for horsehair, crackles, and coppers when used for raku. Is also great at cone 6 when more tooth and grog is needed for larger pieces. Stop by to check out some sample raku pieces and pick up a couple hundred pounds to take home.

Take a Walk, and a Stroll!

First Friday Night Art Walk

On the first Friday of every month throughout Springfield’s downtown galleries, artist’s studios, and other venues, you can view and purchase the latest sculpture, pottery, blown glass, photography, paintings, and more. There is also a wide selection of great restaurants, refreshing beverages, and plenty of live music. 

Come see the exciting side of Springfield, MO. Several Commercial Street venues have been added to First Friday Art walk with free shuttles running between downtown and Commercial. For more information on Springfield events visit www.itsalldowntown.com.

First Saturday Night Art Stroll

Historically, the old Downtown Branson area has been host to several different events.   Now Branson is pleased to announce another venue to the Historic Downtown Branson area . . . The First Saturday Night Art Stroll.  Monthly from 4 – 9 pm (March – December)  Experience art in the Ozarks while visiting beautiful downtown Branson.  For more information or to sponsor, call Karla Daniel at 417-230-8416.  To check out more events in Branson, visit www.downtownbranson.org.

Upcoming Events?

If you would like us to list your upcoming events, please email us at claydogs@aol.com subject line Events.

L&R Gift Certificates

Can’t decide what gift to give for the Holidays? Why not send that artist in your life an L&R Gift Certificate? It is a great way to celebrate the holidays, birthdays, Mothers’ Day, or any day. Certificates are available in any amount and are good for all merchandise in our store and even kiln firings.

Call us toll-free, 1-855-725-2608, and order yours today!

Coyote Glazes are Available at L&R!

The Claydogs are running with the Coyotes!

We now have over 60 different Coyote Glazes in stock, including the Shino, the Mottled, the Celadon, and Archie’s Glazes Series. These are all Cone 5 – 6 glazes and at the moment we have them mostly in pints, but we will be happy to order any of the Coyote glazes in whatever quantity, wet or dry, that you need.

Please visit Coyote Clay & Color’s website for more information.

The Claydog Website Gallery

Check out some of our very own claydog works! Besides showing off some of our own pieces, we will be featuring a different guest artist every few months. Currently, our guest is Keith Ekstam, a professor of Art & Design at MSU. Keith has even had a hand in shaping the future (for better or worse) of several claydogs. Woof!

Nixa Area Arts Council

Encouraging Arts & Creativity

The Nixa Area Arts Council is a non-profit organization established to create and support art programs that strengthen the community and enrich the lives of Nixa area residents. For more information please contact 417-830-6802.

Eureka Springs School of the Arts

Bringing together people with mixed backgrounds, ages, and nationalities to work with their hands in a supporting and encouraging way, welcoming all regardless of their talents, skills and interests.

To learn about the school, classes and registration, go to www.esartschool.org.  Or call: 479-253-5384.

Numerous classes offered in Precious Metal Clay, Figure Drawing, Watercolor, Wood Turning, Oils, Clay: Sculpture and Wheel Throwing, Weaving, & more.

Classified Ads

If you would like us to advertise your used equipment on our site (at no charge), please email claydogs@aol.com or give us a call at 417-725-2606.

Claydog Ware Racks

All welded angle iron construction with heavy duty casters. 10 level, 20 shelf capacity. Includes set of 12 (12″ x 32″) boards. 71″ tall x 35″ wide x 24″ deep. Sold online or call 417-725-2606.

Shimpo SR30 Slab Roller

Like brand new, wagon wheel and crank handle options, with manual and canvas. $725 OBO. Contact Jeremiah Taylor at 417-850-2822 or email jtaylor@newmac.com.

Two Kilns!

Skutt and Knight with kiln sitters. Some furniture, $100 each. Shimpo wheel with splash pan $400. Older Brent slab roller $350. Contact Chris at madeofclay06@yahoo.com.

Brent J Kick Wheel

Without motor drive. Only $600. Contact Susan at 417-741-6630 or email to sminyard1@gmail.com.

Vcella Model 9

120v, 1410 control box, excellent condition, $825 Would make great jewelry or tester kiln. Contact Cynthia at cbrucksc@wildblue.net for more info or pictures.

Jigger

With 25 to 30 molds. Contact Neomia at 573-247-4428 for more info.

Skutt KM-818 Kiln

240V, 1ph, Like brand new with Skutt furn. kit, extra shelves, and posts. $1600. Brent ie wheel, with 8 bats, and stool. $500. Lots of glazes for sale, Coyote, Amaco, and homemade. Prices based on volume. Contact Joanna at 417-681-0331 or email turn_ab@yahoo.com.

Cress Kiln Model B27HM

220 volt, in perfect condition with shelves, posts, stilts, and other misc. supplies. 23.5″ wide, 27″ deep, 7 cubic feet. All priced at only $600. Call Linda James at 417-533-8918.

Brent Mini SRC

Slab roller. $375 Like new. Rolls slabs 14″ wide by 15″ long, up to 3/4″ thick. Call John at 937-216-2991.

Olympic 2831G Propane Gas Kiln

Approximately 20 yrs old, well used but in good condition, includes shelves etc., used at cone 6, no idea what it is worth, but new are very expensive. Contact Nancy for pictures and info at fishsongfarm@hotmail.com or 479-981-3148.

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