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How to Make Great Slump-Molded Plates with A Cheap Craft Store Tool

Posted On January 26, 2015 5 Comments

Want to make quick work of multiple, handbuilt plate forms? Try Styrofoam rings found in most craft supply stores (for wreath making), They’re inexpensive, lightweight, and easy to store.

In today’s post, an excerpt from the February 2015 issue of Ceramics Monthly, Nancy Gallagher explains this great plate-making system. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.


How to Make Super Sharp DIY Sgraffito Tools

Posted On April 10, 2013 4 Comments

Clay is rough on tools. Fortunately, some of the most used tools in the box are quick and easy to assemble right in your own studio. In today’s post, an excerpt from the April 2013 issue of Ceramics Monthly (which, by the way, is now available as an app for Ipads and Android tablets with a screen size of at least 7 inches!), Nancy Gallagher explains how you can make your own sgraffito tools with cheap and easy-to-find materials! – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.