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How to Make Clay From Dirt: Steps for Producing Natural Clay

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Mar 18, 2022 • 4 min read

Using a pottery wheel to make clay pots and ceramics is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to clay’s utility. In a life-or-death situation, knowing how to make clay from the soil can help you survive. Learn how to make clay from dirt as well as how you can use it in a DIY survival situation.