Condition of clay in which it has stiffened but is still damp. Point at which pieces are joined and most surface modification and trimming are done. Soft leather-hard ideal for forming, joining, thick slip-decorating. Medium leather-hard good for thin slip- decorating, joining, incising, carving, piercing. Hard leather-hard good for thin slip- decorating, carving, scraping. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook
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