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Pottery

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Pottery

Name

Name

pottery - craft fun with clay

Description

Description

Several cities on Discworld offer the opportunity to craft items from clay using the crafts.pottery skills.

There are several stages involved in pottery:

Moulding - during this stage, a potter may take a piece of clay and mould it into a pot on a pottery wheel. The types of pots that can be moulded vary between wheels.

Staining - this adds a pattern to the pot and may take several applications (thus allowing the addition of several colours). Staining takes place at pottery tables, and patterns vary in different locations.

Signing - this will add the potter's signature to their creation. A pottery brush is needed for this.

Making - a special type of pot, the hollow tube, can be made into blowpipes or flutes. The pottery brush is used to make these items.

Glazing - the final stage of pottery before firing, glazing adds a protective coloured coating to the pot. It is done at pottery tables.

Firing - all pots must be fired in order to set stains and glazes, and to allow use as a vessel. Firing takes place in kilns and pots must be checked frequently to ensure they are not left inside too long.

See also

crafting, pottery wheel, pottery brush, pottery kiln, pottery table, pottery tongs