Plates or clay plates are obtained from a portion of dough to
which pressure is applied by a roller or by using two rules of equal thickness
(3.1), put dough between them and spend over one third of such paving and equal
manner throughout the mass.
If you need several sheets, must be all in a row, leaving them sit for a while
to lose some of its moisture and caught some consistency in order to manipulate
After the pieces are cut (3.2), using a Estique having a sharp edge.
You can also use Estique made of bamboo, are easy to make and give excellent
You have to watch the moisture loss is not excessive, as the union between the
different plates would be defective and broken in the process of drying or
All joints should be reinforced with stitching detail and a rope that will be
welded with clay slip (3.3).
This technique gives very good results but is somewhat complicated to the
uninitiated, and those who do not have any experience.
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