Tag Archives: clay work

Progress on workbench today

So this morning, I was going to head out to Lowe’s to pick up the pieces of lumber I needed to finish the top of my workbench. I noticed that there were new items in the marketplace on Facebook and … Continue reading

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No Space for pottery Studio

So, I am starting a pottery studio. I don’t have much of a budget as I think I have mentioned in a previous post. And my studio will be established in my home garage and my study. Well, my study … Continue reading

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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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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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Couple More Clay Pieces I’ve Started

A couple of days ago I started the Hopi Kachina Sunface 6″ tile below, and tonight the “Owlet”. My Owlet is just about 2.5″x2.5″. Both are done with Amaco Terra Cotta Mexican Pottery Clay. I came home from work today … Continue reading

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