Clay mix with water. 50% water
Used for cutting large lumps of clay, cleaning edges of cast pieces, and in removing thrown work from the potter's wheel. (2 words)
Long heavy needle with a handle, one of the most versatile tools in pottery.
A rubber, metal or wooden tool used to facilitate throwing on the wheel and finishing surfaces in hand-building.
These come in a variety of shapes, used in all sorts of hand-building. (3 words)
A natural material extracted from the earth's crust. Made of alumina+silica+water
Creating a form with long, rope shaped, pieces of clay.
Pottery that has been fired once, without glaze, and cannot be recycled. 0% water
To heat a clay object in a kiln to a specific temperature.
Unfired pottery. Ready to be bisque fired.
Creating ceramic shapes on the potter's wheel.
A flat disc made from plaster, wood, or plastic which is a fixed to a wheel head.
Pressed or rolled flat sections of clay used for hand-building.
A method of kneading the clay to make it evenly mixed, remove air bubbles and to change the water content.
This is a this coat of glass. An impervious silicate coating, which is developed in clay ware by the fusion under heat of inorganic materials.
Base of a ceramic form.
Clay forced through a die to form uniform shaped clay.
To manipulate clay with your fingers in the palm to hollow a shape.
The quality of clay which allows it to be manipulated into different shapes without cracking. 25% water
The stage of clay between plasticity and bone dry. Clay is still damp enough to join it to another piece using slip. 10% water (2 words)
Completely air dried. 2% water
Pushing the clay down and together, forcing the particles together.
Technique of moving the clay into a symmetrical rotating axis in the middle of a wheel head so you can throw it.
a furnace of refractory clay bricks for firing pottery and fusing glass.
A plaster shape designed to pour slip cast into and let dry so the shape comes out as an exact replica.
A creation of an object out of clay.
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