Necessary Supplies one 2-lb.-8-oz. weight of clay (for the pot) one 1-lb. weight of clay (for lid) one 8-oz. weight of clay (for handles) one 8″ or 10″ bat a stiff rib tool an undercut tool a small sponge and water a cut-off wire a fettling knife a rolling pin two 1/4″ thick wooden sticks a rasp or edge-rounding tool […]
Bill van Gilder has been a full-time potter and ceramics teacher since the 1960s. He is creator/ host of the Throwing Clay DIY Network TV series and teaches functional pottery-making workshops. He may be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. His potters’ tool line, van Gilder Tools, is available via the Clay Times online store at www. claytimes.co, or by calling toll-free 1.800. 356.2529.