Ceramic - Pottery Dictionary

by Susan Mussi

CARVING GOUGE - A tool for fluting clay.

ca: GUBIA –Eina per estriar l'argila.

es: GUBIA – Herramienta para estriar la arcilla

Carving gouges are tool used in pottery for fluting, which is to slice off strips of clay to form decorative textures. There are many different types, shapes and sizes, the main ones are metal with a wooden handle. They are tools made for carpentry, mainly carving into wood.
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