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Score around the edge of the clay slab base.

Score around the edge of the clay slab base.

Beth E Peterson
Definition: To score (verb) a pot or piece of clay means to scratch hatch marks into it. This is done prior to brushing on slurry and joining the pieces together.
Also Known As: The process is often called "score and slip".
Examples:
I scored and slipped the pitcher before joining its handle to it. (verb)

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