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Simply Amazing

This man throws 30 to 40 pound pots all day long, going through thousands of pounds of clay a day. This pot took him under 3 minutes to make. 

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Goodbye Pots

Here are the main reasons pots end up in the dumpster: Pots are not claimed in a timely manner. After the term is over or

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The Best Handle

Tom Coleman demonstrates the best way to pull a handle. This is my favorite way to make a handle. I was going to make this

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Make Up Classes

Fireborn Studios does not offer make-up classes during another regularly scheduled morning or evening class. If you wish to get in more studio time consider

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Beginner Glazers Group

you are a beginner glazer unless Marked otherwise on the attendance sheet! There are three groups: Beginner, Independent, and Mentor.  YOU are in the beginner

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Tools We Recommend

Should you want to add to your tool collection these are a few of the best additions, and Dan recommends them.  Please note that the

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Setting up a Studio

Taking the leap Having total control of your studio space; being able to work from home; freedom to make what you want, when you want;

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Pottery and Death

Pottery has always had a place in ceremony and ritual, and death has always been treated with respect and prescribed funerary procedures. Often pottery played

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Pottery and Beer

Mar 18, 2021 • View in browser Today, the discovery of a royal brewery in ancient Egypt expands our understanding of the history of beer. — Hrag Vartanian,

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Expand Your Knowledge

There is so much to learn! Even if you can never master it all, it is fun to see the masters at work. Learn about the medium of clay and the ceramic processes.

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China part 2

As you can imagine spending six weeks in China was a really big adventure for me. I was an “artist resident” at The Pottery Workshop

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China Part 1 My Trip

I spent six weeks in China. I was studying ceramics. one month was spent in the city of Jingdezhen, the city “where porcelain was born”.

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Open Studio Saturday Access

Open Studio – Note new Start time: 12:30 p.M. effective July 1, 2022 12:30 to 4:30 P.M.  Saturday open-studio access, without instruction, is sometimes available

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UK Potters Attachments

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Teapots and tea ware

Tea and tea ware has a long and venerable history. Asians have been growing and enjoying tea for centuries and using it for medicinal, ceremonial,

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Ending Your Term

Please decide whether or not you want to renew well before your term ends. If you want to continue, then please commit as soon as

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Reading List

Reading List Clay and Glazes for the Potter by Daniel Rhodes This is my potters’ bible of technical information – a must read if you want

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Technical Information

About Clay: There are many kinds of clay, like earthenware, stoneware, and the most beautiful, porcelain. Porcelain is glassy and non-absorbent when fired to maturity.

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