I would like to share a trick that I figured out for trimming pieces with uneven lips.  If you've seen my curly bowls. You can imagine that it might be hard to trim.  But I figured out that I could throw a thick cylinder to fit on the inside. I usually slant the lip so that there is more surface area touching the leather hard pot.  Then I use that rubbery stuff that you put under a rug to keep your rug from slipping.  You can find it in a hardware store.  I place that between the cylinder (freshly thrown) and the leather hard pot.  Then I trim.  When I am finished, I remove the non-slip grip. and finish throwing the cylinder to what ever I want that works with that size.

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Comment by Christopher Cisper on November 28, 2012 at 10:33pm

I use the thin stuff that they use to hold furniture or on the inside bottom of a drawer.  I find it all the time a thrift stores for a dollar or two.

Comment by Kabe Burleson on November 28, 2012 at 10:11pm

Nice tip. I've used plastic wrap before, I never thought of carpet padding.It would be less slippery.

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