Basic Pottery Making

Basic Pottery Making

All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started

Book - 2009
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Step-by-step instructions complete with color photographs Includes a chapter on bisque firing, waxing, and glazing 4 basic pottery projects for the beginning potter

The art of pottery making is described in detail for the beginning or experienced potter. Complete with a chapter on tools and materials to get started, this easy-to-use guide explains and illustrates how to wedge clay, use a pottery wheel, shape and trim pots, determine clay thickness, add handles, and a host of other pottery-making techniques. It also contains a chapter on bisque firing and glazing, the final steps in creating beautiful and functional pottery. Includes complete instructions for making a large bowl, three styles of mugs, and a sugar bowl and creamer set.

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780811735315
0811735311
Characteristics: vi, 137 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Fitzgerald, Mark.
Franz, Linda
Alternative Title: Pottery making

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