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mei
« on: February 28, 2009 11:27:03 PM »

Hi, I just got myself a toaster oven (Rival brand) and I've also put in a Sculpey oven thermometer to check the temperature. I've got that right at 275 F  and I chucked in a little piece of clay (perhaps smaller than an 1cm x 1cm cube) on a ceramic tile, with an aluminum foil roof over the clay piece. It's been sitting in there for over an hour and it's still a little soft inside. I've put the toaster oven to "Stay On" rather than use the timer.

I'm not sure what's wrong! Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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SandraLeigh
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2009 07:15:56 AM »

Hi.  When pieces first come out of the oven, they are still a bit soft.  Once cooled, they will have hardened.  Did you test your piece after it had cooled, or while still warm?

Sandy
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mei
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2009 09:02:53 AM »

Hi there Sandy.

Thanks so much. I've been using a regular oven all this while and I got so used to that that it just slipped my mind that I was supposed to let it cool first. I was being impatient! I slept and woke up the next morning to find the little test piece as hard as a rock.

Thanks for the input!
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