Each piece is wiped with a wet sponge to smooth the surface.  Photo 16 of 36 in Sausalito Dinnerware Factory Tour
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After trimming, the final step before glazing is wiping down the piece with a wet sponge. This smooths the surface and gives it a hand-finished texture.  Photo 18 of 36 in Sausalito Dinnerware Factory Tour
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Many details require an addition step. Here, a lid is pulled off the wet clay when it is being formed. This handle is for a casserole lid. There is no mold for this piece, so each finished lid has its own character.  Photo 17 of 36 in Sausalito Dinnerware Factory Tour
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