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The Broomstick Method: Making Cylindrical Pottery Without a Pottery Wheel

Posted By Mitch Lyons On February 15, 2013 @ 8:45 am In Daily,Features,Handbuilding Techniques,Video | 5 Comments

If you love pottery, but don’t have access to all of the tools (like a potter’s wheel for instance), today’s video is for you. 


In this video, an excerpt from Handbuilding with Mitch Lyons, Mitch demonstrates making a seamless cylindrical form using a series of dowel rods in graduated sizes to hollow out the center. It is a great technique for handbuilding cylinders because you can really do a lot with surface texture, as Mitch demonstrates. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.



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