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Good morning youtubers! We are going to trim the bowl that I drew a couple days ago. Just going to hit the high spots. I am going to look at the circle to make sure that the distance between the circle and the outside of the pot is the same all the way around. That is much pretty good. I always cast that after I put the keys on, put the final time, there are lots of clay. These are called keys and I always check that after I put keys on just to make it still centered before I start getting in and make the turning. I am going to use a big tool and smooth out that shoulder so that you can be pretty aggressive there.
Now that I have done that and I can go back and look at line a little bit more realistically. I see that this part right here is a little bit thinner then like up in here. I am going to take off the keys and push it up a little bit and try again. There are a lot of steps out there to help to center. There is a griffin, grip, and I have also seen like siremex monthly and probably making oestrid. This little yellow disk thing that you can put on the top and put your finger on it and pan it to hold it down on the wheel to eliminate the use of making these keys. And I have been thinking about getting one of these, but I have not purchase one yet. So if anybody has one of those, it would be awesome if you can show the video if you are using it or at least e-mail me and told me if you would like and how it work.
Okay, I am going to try that circle thing again. Draw on the circle, looking at it. It is still not where it will want to be and add it just a bit that way. Put them back on and smooth that out. Draw another circle. Okay, that is much better.
All right, so take the big tool again, getting off some of the extra on the shoulder. Okay, good. Trimming can be tedious especially when your hobbies or beginner or professional or you are still practicing, it is so tedious to hit centered well sometimes. But when we get the piece in it well, it is so worth it. It just makes determining so much easier. It is worth taking the time to be piggy and making sure that it is centered. It will save you so much headache and trouble.
Okay, I am using the corner of just a standard trim tool. Okay, this thing to start the beginning of my foot. Now, I am actually going to use one of those circles I drew to make the inside circle. Okay, and there is the basically the outline of the foot. Now all I have to do is just go and trim all that out pretty much. So I will use the loop side, the loop part of this, turning in the middle. I am just working my way to the line. Another thing that is really nice that I found what trimming is—if the clays are consistency, it is so much easier to trim. You just kind of find that magic moment and sometime it is just pure luck. You just have to find that magic time when the clay is just at the right consistency to be trim. It is not too yet. It is not too dry. It is just right. I have got kind of lucky on these clays just perfect to be trim in.
Okay, now that I found through and I basically rap in the foot. Now, I am going to get piggy and I am going to kind of make it look nice. So I am going to use the other side now, flat side of this and cleaning up those trim marks. Just by dragging it outside, smoothly and that it looks better. And I am going to use the corner, put kind of a strapper, edging on the inside and the bottom is not flat on inside which is never filed to be because it has been set on the foot anyway. But, I still like to kind of even that out a little bit. So I am going to even that out as fast as I can.
Okay, inside looks pretty good and it is great. Let us put just a little bit, just a really make it nicely and clean. And then I will go ahead and trim on this just a little bit and straighten it up, like that. Use the flat side of the tool here, flatten that edge and there is all different kinds of foots you can put on pots. I do not always make my look like this, sometimes it looks differently. I am going to use the bigger toenail so I can start it at that point and round right there. Taking the flat piece of this, coming in, flatten that up again, maybe the use the root tool to kind of smooth that.
Okay, so that is a pretty descent foot and I am going to use a sponge. Sometimes I do this, sometimes I do not do this, but I am going to use the den sponge and smooth that, so it look cruising ground trails or any I do not know straight marks or whatever. You kind of clean that up a little bit. We do not really put in pressure down because especially if your pot is still little yet. You are adding more moisture to it and so if you push, you can actually bend down your foot and that shows on the other side. You certainly do not want that.
Okay, the last thing I like to do is just stop it and look at it because we all know that it looks differently sometimes when its hurting persist when it stock. There we go, and now it looks okay. I think there some things to make this bowl look a little more interesting. I could loop the sides. Simon Lynch has an excellent video working flute a little bowl in. It is just awesome. He makes the work so easy. I know what I will do. I have this little pool which is fun to play with. It is sawing tool. I do not really know what they use a core with sawing, but it makes kind of nit dotted line on the pots. So I am just get that going smoothly. Start right here. I am just kind of run it up quickly so it makes kind of spiral inside of the bowl. Okay, I do not know if the camera is going to pick that up, but I will do a close apparently a minuted. And then I am going to do it again, so those lines overlap each other. That makes kind of a—that kind of a cool pattern. If you place it likely enough it will hit my show up a little bit.
I am going to move the camera down here so you can see it up close view of this now. Okay, here is a close up of what we have done. You can see this a little bit better. Here are the lines that we put in with the tool. We will see if those show up after the glazing. All right, so this bowl is good for signature now and we will set on the shelf to dry. We will put in the cone.
All right, well that it is for today. My dog, Riley who sometimes likes to be in videos with me is in around right now. He must be outside to play. So it will just be me signing off. If you want to I love to hear your comments, so feel free to leave them and we will see you next time youtubers. Adios.