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Pottery on the wheel

Author: Elsbeth S Woody; Steven Smolker
Publisher: London : J. Murray, 1976.
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"Take the mystery out of throwing clay! Now beginning and advanced potters can learn throwing techniques to create perfectly symmetrical basic forms. This classic book, out of print for many years, is frequently cited as the definitive book on using the wheel. This exciting new edition shows why it has remained a favorite. Step-by-step instructions plus more than 270 black-and-white photographs clearly illustrate  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elsbeth S Woody; Steven Smolker
ISBN: 0719534100 9780719534102
OCLC Number: 16369682
Notes: Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1975.
Description: x, 205 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Basic shapes and techniques: Tools and wedging. Throwing cylindrical shapes. Throwing open shapes --
Trimming: Trimming upsie down. Trimming right side up. Trimming in a chuck --
Throwing specific forms: Jars and covers. Teapots. Pitchers. Handles. Deep bowls and flat plates --
Appendix: Clay and clay bodies. Forming techniques. Glazes and glazing. Kilns and firing. Wheels.
Responsibility: Elsbeth S. Woody ; photographs by Steven Smolker.

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"Take the mystery out of throwing clay! Now beginning and advanced potters can learn throwing techniques to create perfectly symmetrical basic forms. This classic book, out of print for many years, is frequently cited as the definitive book on using the wheel. This exciting new edition shows why it has remained a favorite. Step-by-step instructions plus more than 270 black-and-white photographs clearly illustrate how to throw cylindrical and open shapes as well as explaining advanced throwing for teapots, pitchers, and more. With techniques and tools from basic to esoteric, plus appendices on clays, glazes, kilns, and firing, and a glossary of terms, Pottery on the Wheel is the essential guide for any potter with a desire to learn and to develop a signature style"--Publisher's description.

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