How do you repair damaged clay?
- Piece together the broken parts of the clay sculpture using school glue.
- Hold the pieces together with the masking tape.
- Leave the tape on the sculpture overnight.
- Make a paste by mixing 1 cup of small pieces of toilet paper with 1 tablespoon of regular glue.
- Fill in gaps and cracks in the sculpture using the paste.
How do you fix cracked clay pottery? Clay has a memory. So in an effort to erase the memory of a crack, score the area in question deeper and larger than the crack itself (2), then place a bit of scored soft clay into the space you’ve made and compress it with a rib (3, 4). This will heal a crack in most cases, depending on how dry the cracked clay is.
How do you put a broken clay back together?
What is the best adhesive for repairing pottery? If you have a project that requires gap bonding or filling, surface repairs or laminating, the best glue for porcelain or ceramic repairs will be an epoxy. An epoxy consists of two parts: resin and hardener. When mixed together, they produce a durable, high strength bond.