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Using Deer Hair in Clay Plaster?

 
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Hi I am working on an alternative to straw for an earthen plaster and have seen a a lot of information about using animal hair in Lime plasters but nothing about using it is clay plasters. We have a ton of roadkill deer here (Floyd VA) and I have access to their hair. Was wondering if anyone had used deer hair in a clay plaster and how it worked out or at least what you all thought about the idea. Thanks!
 
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Hi Ian,   Although I have never used it myself,  I can't see why it wouldn't work. I think I remember that deer hair is hollow similar to straw so it would have insulative properties if that was needed.
 
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im interested to see your results let us know how it works out.I think it will work just fine as it's similar to horse hair. Which was used in many plasters for ages.
 
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