Ceramic - Pottery Dictionary

by Susan Mussi


ca: ARPA

es: ARPA

Harps are tools to trim and cut small slices in clay and are made of metal. They form three sides of a rectangle and have evenly placed notches at the bottom of each leg, in which a thin wire is held that connects the two sides and allows it to slice lumps of clay at different levels. The legs should be on the table, one on each side of the clay as it is pulled through, slicing in a straight line and separating the clay into two sections. For cutting large pieces. Read more about: Slab – Cutter