Monthly Archives: September 2017

Coil Vase and Slab – to slip

These two pieces wrapped up. Not sure what I am going to do with them painting wise. I have to do some testing with mason stains and slip to make colored slip. I had made some slip using Mason Stains, … Continue reading

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New piece – slab

Started a new piece on Saturday. My work space is limited at this time. I am working on a table that is about 3×6, but only have a short piece of it at the end as the as it is … Continue reading

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Playing in clay – Vase

Vase almost done. Went much faster once I was able to extrude coils. 

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Made a banding (decorating) wheel.

Piece of scrap 2×4, 1×8. Cut a disc out of 1×8. Cut spokes of bicycle wheel and removed hub and attached pieces. Hub gets screwed to 2×4 and axile must spin freely in hole drilled in it. Axle gets attached … Continue reading

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Making a clay Extruder

Making a Clay extruder. These cost starting around 40-50$. And although they are around 14 inches or so, the one I made only cost me about 4$. I already had a couple of 9 inch caulking guns lying about. After … Continue reading

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From the post, Making clay

I drained the excess water off. I stole my wife’s old grease splatter screen as it would make a decent sieve, and she had a new one anyway. So I starred sieving, it was a pane, especiecially with a flat … Continue reading

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Playing in clay – Vase

Started last night, little smaller than the 1st pic. These two pics two stages tonight 

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Making clay

Today I started trying my hand at making some clay. Well more precisely, getting clay from my yard and processing it into clay I could use for my pottery. Or some of my pottery, as there is a lot to … Continue reading

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