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Verb1.handbuild - 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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A lump of clay was used to handbuild the shoulders and neck of the bust.
Victor believed that all clay students should know how to throw, handbuild, make moulds and slipcast as potential vehicles for fabrication.
Students can handbuild pottery using pinching and coiling techniques.