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How do I get small clay pieces to stick to a larger piece?

Whether you use slip or water will depend on the size of the pieces, how much wear the item will get and the overall construction of the piece. Even quite small balls should be stuck to a flat piece with slip to prevent them falling off during polishing or wear.

When constructing items such as lentil beads or boxes, the edges will need quite thick slip to hold them together. You can clean off the excess with a damp paintbrush or wait until they are dry and sand off the excess.

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Article ID: 10037 Article Created: 06-11-2008 11:30 AM

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