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Okay, now I'm ready to pull up the walls to make the sides of the casserole. I'm going
to get it a little wet, take my right thumb and wedge it under the clay. Give myself an
undercut so that I've got a ball of clay that I can pull up. I'm going to pinch with my
left hand, compress with my right. Now even though I want it to go out this way in the
end, I start going in a little bit. Clay tends, especially with the centrifugal force of the
wheel, to lay out. That's what it wants to do. So if you start going out in the beginning,
you're probably going to lose the side of your pot downwards. So you don't want that.
Again, I'm just going underneath and pinching from both sides, and pulling up. So now I've
got the wall close to the thickness that I want. This is going to be a lidded form, though.
So it's important, before you get to the final step, to go ahead and ref in the ledge where
your led is going to sit. I do this by taking my left index finger and my right thumb, and
pushing up against my index finger, and making a little ledge. And then you want to compress
the edge here, and clean off the corner. And now that we're done with that, we can move
into the final step of shaping the casserole.