Techno-ology: The cylinder

I have been getting back to basics and throwing on the wheel. Throwing is one of my most cherished processes. Almost everything made in ceramics starts from a cylinder. So first you must conquer that! Watch the video below to see how it is done:

I can’t decide if the quietness of this  video it beneficial to us concentrating on the potter or if I wish the maker would listen to something from my playlist- studios are anything but quiet (unless you own a magical Shimpo Whisperer Potter’s wheel).

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