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    curing polymer clay in a homemade solar oven?

    Hi everyone, I just created an account here to ask a question. This is my first time using polymer clay, and the kind I am using is super sculpey firm. The piece I am making is too large for my oven, and I was looking up alternative ways to cure the clay and came across solar ovens.

    Here is an example of one:
    http://wakeup-world.com/2011/07/06/h...le-solar-oven/

    Does anyone have any experience using these to cure their sculptures?

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    Well, they are saying it gets up to 250 degrees, so it should work.
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    I'd imagine you'd need very steady sunlight. I can't imagine varying temperatures would be great for the clay.
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    If this doesn't work, have you considered boiling the Sculpey in a giant pot in your backyard? There's a whole thread on it if you search Statue Forum.
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