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We’ve featured a few videos on throwing large pots here on Ceramic Arts Daily (you can see these here in the video archives). But I’m a firm believer that, with clay, it is never redundant to see a process you think you know very well done by another potter. So I decided to feature another large pot video today.


In this video, an excerpt from Stephen Jepson’s DVD How to Throw Large Pots, potter Bill Gossman shows us his method for making a really large bowl in two sections. Bill has a couple of tricks up his sleeves that I hadn’t thought of previously. In pottery, there is always more to learn! – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.


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This video was excerpted from How to Throw Large Pots with Stephen Jepson,
which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore.


For more interesting wheel throwing techniques, download your free copy of Five Great Pottery Wheel Throwing Techniques: Tips on Throwing Complex Pottery Forms Using Basic Throwing Skills.

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