Slab ceramics

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Jaspreet | Handmade Ceramics for everyday on Instagram: "A question I get asked very often is how do you keep large plates and platters flat without warping. Here are my tips to make sure you get nice flat bases every time. First and foremost, make sure that you have a uniform slab of clay. Uneven slabs can lead to uneven drying, resulting in warping. Step 2 is to compress your clay before you start building. It might seem like a small step, but it can make a big difference! Another effective trick is to ensure slow, uniform drying. Cover it with plastic and add some weights on top to keep the base flat. You can use kiln posts, glaze bottles or other pieces from your studio to weigh down your pieces. The plastic covering helps promote uniform drying, which is essential for avoiding warping Ceramic Techniques, How To Make Ceramic, Pottery Techniques, Pottery Handbuilding, Hand Built Pottery, Ceramic Plates, Ceramic Tray, Clay Plates, Ceramics Ideas Pottery

Jaspreet | Handmade Ceramics for everyday on Instagram: "A question I get asked very often is how do you keep large plates and platters flat without warping. Here are my tips to make sure you get nice flat bases every time. First and foremost, make sure that you have a uniform slab of clay. Uneven slabs can lead to uneven drying, resulting in warping. Step 2 is to compress your clay before you start building. It might seem like a small step, but it can make a big difference! Another…

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