How to make coil bowl and slab plate.

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Roll out “snakes”

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Press into plaster mold.

This step could be omitted if you take your time and stack coils .

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Smoothing coils with a damp sponge or finger weld the coils together forming a good bond between the coils.

You could smooth the outside instead and leave the coil texture on the inside.

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Here are a few things drying.

After the pots are dry you may actually use sandpaper to shape

Now here is how to make a slab plate

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Roll out flat piece of clay. The slab roller makes this a quick process.

Rolling pins work great too.

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Cut circle and place in paper plate.
Chinette paper plates seem to work well for this.

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Smoothing with a wet sponge is the final step before we let it dry a bit and unmold it.

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