The Extruder Video with Daryl Baird
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.
- Chapter 1 - Extruder Basics
- Chapter 2 - Anatomy Of An Extruder Die
- Chapter 3 - Clay Consistency for Extruding
- Chapter 4 - Making a Rectangular Box
- Chapter 5 - Making a Tray with Extruded Trim
- Chapter 6 - Making an Olive Boat
- Chapter 7 - Making a Hexagonal Wall Pocket
- Chapter 8 - Making a Business Card Holder
- Chapter 9 - Making a Vase with Texture
- Chapter 10 - Making Custom Dies
About the Artist
Daryl E. Baird has been working with clay since enrolling in a sculpture class at Richland College in Richardson, Texas, in 1993. There he was given the opportunity to work with a clay extruder and he began to discover its potential. From that introduction came a career of making and selling pottery plus a commitment to share what he discovered with others through his teaching and writing. Daryl is the author of The Extruder Book, 1st and 2nd editions, and From a Slab Of Clay published by The American Ceramic Society.