Make into a dough, and knead on the molding-board till glossy and firm: at least ten minutes will be required.
Make a lake on your molding-board, or in the sand near your home.
Use wheat flour for the molding-board and hands, as rye is very sticky; and knead only long enough to get into good shape.
If you had a molding-board and a few quarts of sand; you might represent hills and mountains with valleys between.
Flour the molding-board lightly, and work into the dough a piece of butter or lard the size of an egg.