Ceramic - Pottery Dictionary

by Susan Mussi

SHAPE CUTTER - For clay.

ca: TALLADOR DE FORMES - Per argila.

es: CORTADORES DE FORMA - Para arcilla.

Shape cutters are metal walls made to form different shapes. a) Has an arm that pushes the clay down, through the tube, forming the shape of the cutter. b) Is a metal wall, it has to higher than the clay you want to cut, so there is enough room to hold it. c) This is the same as the one before but with a handle.
They are used when a shape has to be repeated many times and different shapes can be made to together and form a pattern.

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