| A sharp
tool is important and resharpening should only require the use of a wet stone
or ceramic stone. How often resharpening is done will depend on the clay
being styled, how often the tool is used and the care of the tool when not
When cleaning up is required, WD-40 will make
a good, mild solvent. Tools can also be placed in a clay warming box and
, when hot, the clay can be wiped from the tool with a cloth.