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Verb1.hand-build - make without a potter's wheel; "This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels"
shape, mould, mold, form, forge, work - make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
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In this hands-on book, Rosette will demonstrate how to mix up your own paper clay as well as demonstrate the many ways to hand-build, sculpt, throw and assemble with it.
Qubie hand-build all their machines to exacting standards using only the best components.
As a mid-sized institution, we can't afford to hand-build sites, keep sites current, perform quality control and handle the growing volumes that we have without automation.