Basic Pottery Making Book

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Basic Pottery Making
All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started
  • 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. About the Author:
    Mark Fitzgerald is an expert potter whose work has been featured on The Martha Stewart Show. He and his wife operate Fitzgerald Pottery in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania. Linda Franz is a writer and reporter in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She is the editor of Basic Basket Making. 144 pages, 600 color photos.
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