Make Even Clay Slabs Quickly With This Genius Tool
Slab rollers are wonderful for making clay slabs of even thickness, but not everyone has the space or the money for this piece of equipment. So clever potters have come up with all kinds of ways to create slabs for slab building. Jan McKeachie Johnston and her husband Randy have a solution that not only makes slabs of even thickness, but also gets them done quickly and nearly effortlessly.
In today’s video clip, an excerpt from their video In the Studio with Randy Johnston and Jan McKeachie-Johnston, Jan explains how to make and use what they lovingly refer to as the “pocket slab roller.” –Jennifer Harnetty, editor.1>
To learn more about Randy Johnston and Jan McKeachie-Johnston or to see more images of their work, please visit www.mckeachiejohnstonstudios.com.
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