Gently turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface, pressing out the air bubbles. Shape into a boule by tucking the edges under itself, then gently rotating the dough on the surface to form a taught outer layer of dough.(Here's a quick video of how to shape a boule
.) For an oval-shaped loaf, roll the boule seam-side-down, between the pads of your hands and the counter to elongate.