Is handle making difficult for you, or do you just not like making them?
You’re not alone, handle making is one of the harder things to learn when you start making pottery.
Let’s face it; recycling clay is not at the top of a potters list. Most potters I know dread having to slop slushy clay on plaster molds or ware boards. It’s a tedious and time-consuming messy task.
Before considering what equipment to buy, it’s worth thinking about what clay to use. There are many different clays you can choose from. Find out which one is best for you.
When making pottery your clay goes through 7 different stages to get to the finished product. It’s amazing how these particles stick together when they get wet and can be formed into endless shapes
Centering your clay is one of the most important parts of throwing pottery on the wheel. You want the walls of your pottery to have the same thickness, and you don’t want to be struggling for what
The Ultimate Edger is listed as a multi-tool with six uses and five of the six being different from each other see picture.
I’m going to tell you how I found the Ultimate Edger – Exactly what it
When I thought about making pottery, I thought all you need is a pottery wheel, some clay, water, and a little glaze. How hard can it be? Right?
How little I knew. Yes, making pottery is basically all that, but it is so much more.
On October of 1998, the Corporate name changed to Nidec-Shimpo Corporation, but the branding did not change. Flash forward 20 years to 2018, and the confusion is ending.
Figuring out what it takes to make different things on the pottery wheel can sometimes be a bit of a challenge.
On the one hand, the type of clay you’ll to use and the amount you