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The Extruder Collection with Daryl Baird

Posted On April 17, 2014 Comments Off on The Extruder Collection with Daryl Baird

This extensive how-to book puts you in touch with all the creative potential of the extruder. With more than 50% new material, this book features new works by artists, up-to-date information on extruders, and sixteen great step-by-step demonstrations, making it a must for anyone with an extruder in their studio.

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The Extruder Video

Posted On April 17, 2014 Comments Off on The Extruder Video

In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents Video Series, Daryl E. Baird draws on his extensive experience working with the clay extruder to demystify this useful piece of studio equipment. A little planning goes a long way, and Baird shares a multitude of tips for creating an efficient workspace and having a high success rate with your extrusions. From installation to making custom dies, Daryl shows how to exploit the efficiency of the extruder and pair it with your own creativity to create exciting ceramic art.

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The Extruder Book: 2nd Edition

Posted On April 17, 2014 Comments Off on The Extruder Book: 2nd Edition

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This extensive how-to book puts you in touch with all the creative potential of the extruder. With more than 50% new material, this book features new works by artists, up-to-date information on extruders, and great step-by-step demonstrations, making it a must for anyone with an extruder in their studio. If you have an extruder and aren’t sure what to do with it, Daryl’s comprehensive book updates his best-selling first edition. You’ll discover tips for setting up your studio, supplies you’ll need to make extruding easier, and accessories that will help you with more complicated extrusions.

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From a Slab of Clay

Posted On November 12, 2012 Comments Off on From a Slab of Clay

Working with clay slabs offers more opportunities than any other forming process. In Daryl Baird’s new book, you’ll find everything you need to get started from setting up a proper working space to selecting the right tools and equipment—including complete instructions for building your own slab roller—Daryl doesn’t miss any details to assure your success.

The Bailey DRD 30 Electric Dual Roller Drive with optional long or short table is Bailey's top of the line slab roller model.

Ready to Send Your Rolling Pin Back to the Kitchen? Five Questions to Ask When Considering A Slab Roller

Posted On April 27, 2009 1 Comment

Today, Daryl Baird gives some guidelines on determining if a slab roller is right for you, and explains some of the different options available.

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20 Tips to Improve Your Extruder Experience

Posted On August 5, 2008 1 Comment

Assemble it correctly. Make sure your extruder is assembled correctly, according to the manufacturer’s instructions. If you bought a used or custom-made extruder, ask the person who sold it to you to cover the operation basics, if possible.

With these simple tools, you can make your own custom extruder dies.

Custom Dies for the Clay Extruder: Another Pottery Use for Old Credit Cards

Posted On June 23, 2008 4 Comments

With these simple tools, Daryl Baird shows you how to make your own custom extruder dies.