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Sawdust Clay


Sawdust Clay

Sawdust Clay

Learn how you can make sculptures using a mixture of sawdust and wallpaper paste. You finished item can be sanded smooth and decorated how you like.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 20 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Measure 2 cups of fine sawdust into a medium sized bowl.
  2. Add 1 cup of dry wallpaper paste.
  3. Blend together well.
  4. Slowly add water and stir until your mixture is a clay consistently.
  5. Once you have your clay made you can make shapes, designs, creatures - whatever you want.
  6. Let your creations dry at least 24 hours.
  7. Once they are dry, you can sand and paint them.


  1. Never make this or other recipes without an adult's permission and assistance.
  2. If your clay is too sticky, add a bit more sawdust and paste.

What You Need

  • Saw Dust
  • Wallpaper Paste
  • Medium Sized Bowl
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