Throwing Clays

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Throwing Clays

Clay bodies
The clay body selected for throwing is as important as the type of wheel and wheel head used. There are three general groups of clay bodies - red or white earthenware, stoneware, and porcelain. Stoneware usually has the best working properties. Because it is not always as workable as an earthenware body, porcelain is generally considered a poor clay to use when learning to throw.



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