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Basic Pottery Making: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started

Basic Pottery Making: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started

by Linda Franz
     
 

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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 potterThe 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

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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 potterThe 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811735315
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
03/09/2009
Series:
Stackpole Basics Series
Pages:
137
Sales rank:
730,512
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Linda Franz is a writer and reporter in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. 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.

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