Win a copy of The Prairie Homestead Cookbook this week in the Cooking Forum forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • Anne Miller
  • Pearl Sutton
  • James Freyr
  • Mike Haasl
  • paul wheaton
  • Dave Burton
stewards:
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Joseph Lofthouse
garden masters:
gardeners:
  • Carla Burke
  • Steve Thorn
  • Eric Hanson

Found a source for fire clay in Pittsburgh

 
Posts: 13
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I am getting ready to start my first RMH and decided to buy the fireclay instead of mine it myself....even though I live in clay rich Ohio.  I found the Hawthorn Bond 40 mesh for about $12.00 per 50 lbs from this place: http://www.ceramicsupplypittsburgh.com/

Just wanted to put that out there...

SDG
Zeek
 
Posts: 323
Location: Pittsburgh PA
17
duck forest garden fungi trees chicken woodworking
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
This actually helps me a lot! I also have plenty of clay, but I wanted something much more reliable. I am willing to spend a few bucks, to make sure that my house doesn't burn down. The price is very reasonable, in comparison to the value of my time/labor if I were to dig and process my own.
 
zeek mcgalla
Posts: 13
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Glad that helps....where did you get firebricks?  And where are you located? I am in Toronto, Ohio, work in Bridgeville
 
Do you want ants? Because that's how you get ants. And a tiny ads:
A rocket mass heater heats your home with one tenth the wood of a conventional wood stove
http://woodheat.net
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!