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What is a Chuck?


Chuck: A made or found object used to
support a pot whose shape makes it
difficult to invert for processes such as
turning or banding. Typically a chuck
will be a heavily thrown hump or bowl
which is allowed to stiffen in situ on the
wheel head before resting a pot on or in



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