Basic pottery making : all the skills and tools you need to get started / Linda Franz, editor ; Mark Fitzgerald, potter and consultant ; photographs by Jason Minick.

Contributor(s): Franz, Linda | Fitzgerald, Mark
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2009Edition: 1st edDescription: 137 p. ; 29 cmISBN: 9780811735315Report number: AX-Summer/09Subject(s): Pottery craftDDC classification: 738.1 LOC classification: TT920 | .B355 2009Summary: 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.
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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.

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