Presentation on theme: "Bat A flat disc made out of plaster, wood, or plastic which is affixed to the wheel head with clay or pins. Bats are used to throw pieces on that would."— Presentation transcript:
The simplest method of pottery manufacture, involving the opening out and expanding of a ball or cone of clay by squeezing the clay between the fingers, while the shape is supported by and turned in the potter's hand. It tends to result in small, round-based, open shapes (such as bowls).
Stains are the chemicals used in glazes to create colors. They can be mixed with clay to change the color of the clay. Some stains that we use are Red Iron Oxide, Cobalt Carbonate, Copper Carbonate, and Rutile.
A piece used to aid the potter in trimming. A chuck is a form that can hold a pot upside-down above the wheel head while the potter trims it. Chucks are thrown and bisque fired clay cylinders which are open on both sides.