Category Archives: Ceramics

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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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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Poured some more molds

Last night I poured 4 more of the 14 molds I acquired. A block with B, A, B, Y on the sides, a gravy boat, a mug and a square plate.  This piece is an old piece I did awhile … Continue reading

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Firing up the smoke firing can

ok, it has been a way to long since I have done this. In my last post I added some photos of some ceramic pieces I had done. Since then my kids had done some also. We have had a … Continue reading

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Oh My Gosh! I finally started some more art, pottery.

If has been a long long time since i have done any art work, With the depression and anxiety and all, I just have not been able to get there. but yesterday that changed. A couple of days ago I … Continue reading

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Clay flute #3 gets a new lease on life

Gorilla Glue, it works nice. As long as you don’t break the damned flute a 2nd time while trying to fix the 1st break. If it survives, I am going to call it lucky! And I realized I forgot to … Continue reading

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A New Flute Is Born

So another clay flute was born last night (#4). The body of the flute was actually done night before last, and I created the head piece and attached it last night The body was slightly dryer then the head piece … Continue reading

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