Ceramic - Pottery Dictionary

by Susan Mussi

WAD (2)

ca: FALCA (2) a pistó

es: CUÑA (2) a pistón

Wad applies to the sections of clay that have been passed through a wad box. The clay goes through a tapered nozzle or a die to form a wad, snake or coil. These are used to form plates and pots by coiling, form handles and seal parts that have to be connected like thhe corners of a box and saggars.
a) Handle. b) Clay. c) Wad.
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