- Activ-Low Fire Clay
- Rib Tool
- Wire Tool
- Faceting Tool
- Ceramic Glaze
Prepare clay by wedging it.
Weigh out desired amount of clay. (1 1/2 pounds used for this sample bowl)
Form clay into a sphere and slam it onto the center of the bat attached to the potter’s wheel.
Wet hands and clay.
Turn the potter’s wheel on and center the clay.
Open the form.
Pull up the wall.
Shape the inside of the bowl using a sponge.
Shape the outside of the bowl using a rib tool.
Smooth the lip of the bowl with a chamois.
Cut the bowl off the bat with a wire tool.
Allow the clay to dry to a leather hard state.
Trim the foot.
While the clay is still leather hard, carve the outside wall with the faceting tool.
Remove the clay shavings.
Allow the clay to bone dry.
Bisque fire the clay bowl in the kiln.
Glaze the bisque bowl.
Glaze fire the bowl in the kiln.