S cracking can occur on pieces that dry unevenly, for instance if you take a bowl and put it in front of a fan. Other reasons for S cracks are leaving water in the bottom of your piece during the drying out phase. To reduce the risk of S cracking: Make sure to compress the […]
1. Wedge your clay 2. Determine the Depth of your piece and make sure you clay ball is at least that long 3. Roll out your slab: For Slab Rollers For hand thrown Slabs For Slabs created using rolling Pins 4. Smooth and compress the surface of your slab using a metal or rubber rib. […]
This Tutorial was written by Lori Watts from Fine Mess Pottery. Gotta love the name. “Its another fine mess you got me in”. Isn’t that the story of clay! You can check out her blog post here: http://finemessblog.blogspot.com/2012/04/for-people-who-dont-like-to-center.html SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2012 “For People Who Don’t Like to Center” My Students Are Awesome, Alumni Edition:A […]
This is from http://onetreehillpottery.com. They are are husband and wife duo from Australia, I got this video from the clayextruder yahoo group.