Wheel Throwing

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Beginner Ceramics
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12 Must-Have Tools for Wheel Throwers

In today’s post, we’re going to have a look at 12 tools that will help you make the most of your wheel throwing experience.

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How to make a Pottery Wheel

DIY Pottery Wheels: How to make a DIY Pottery Wheel at home (3 x DIY Electric Pottery Wheels and 2 x DIY Kick Wheels)

The Big Pottery Book List
Advanced Ceramics
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The Big Pottery Book List

When you have the right pottery book, creating with clay can be freeing and amazing. You can create anything that you can imagine. However, it can be hard to understand how to do certain techniques correctly when you are first starting out. If you are learning at home or seeking

how to make a darted pitcher
Advanced Ceramics
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Julia Claire: How to make a Darted Pitcher

In this video, we see Julia Claire of JuliaClaireClay showing us how she creates a darted pitcher. Julia Claire is a ceramic artist working at Odyssey Clayworks in Asheville, North Carolina. Her work focuses on darted forms, colorful decals, and mountain imagery. What a sweet time lapse app! Tap for

nine pound bowl
Advanced Ceramics
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Julia Claire: How to Throw a Nine Pound Bowl

Just some Saturday morning meditation while I wait for my kiln to cool! ✌?Listening to Odesza in my Odesza crew! Big ol bowl! 9 1.2 lbs! I could have stretched it further I think BuT safety first! Ohh! And I’ll pull the giveaway winner this afternoon! ?#potteryvideo #potteryvideos #ceramics #wheelthrown

throwing a chuck
Advanced Ceramics
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Making Your Own Chuck

When it comes to trimming there is no one single way to trim every piece. Some pieces will require special attention and methods to ensure that they survive the trimming process. Chucks will help potters trim everything from cups, chip and dip platters, teapots, altered vases and many more unique

pot throwing
Advanced Ceramics
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How to Throw off the Hump

Throwing off the hump can save time when it comes to throwing multiple pieces in one sitting. There are certain precautions that must be taken in order for the thrown pieces to survive, but once the precautions are taken the thrown pieces will survive with little failure. In this article,

Advanced Ceramics
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How to Throw a Leaf Platter

In this video, we see Bill van Gilder demonstrating how to throw a leaf platter. Bill van Gilder is a potter that resides atop of South Mountain in Central Maryland. He has been a professional potter for more than 45 years. Bill has established and managed two large training pottery

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How to make a Pinch Pot (rap)

Making a Pinch Pot can be hard work… There are so many things that can go wrong. Luckily though, once you have the correct pinch

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