Silica Sand

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Can I use anything instead of silica sand?

Silica Sand

If silica sand is not available, an alternative is pure white sand. Toys R Us (the only place I have been able to find it) carries sandbox white sand. It is very pure and has almost no black specks and is veryfine. I use it all the time. Once I tried pool filter sand but it was neither fine nor pure and my pieces had sand imbedded in them. I had to throw a good bit of the load away.

   

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