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Was it good for you?

4 hours agoArts / Ceramics : Tracey Broome

Did all of you have a nice Christmas day today? I hope so. We had a fantastic day here in chicken land. The three of us spent the day together, opening gifts, eating, eating, more eating. We went for a walk under Carolina blue skies and cool crisp air. Show More Summary

8:5:3:1 Plus Honey

As you will have noticed, my joy in making things does not end with pottery! Soap has been a major interest for the last couple of years, and now I am trying my hand at lip balms.Lip balms are both simple and complicated: you can just melt beeswax and coconut oil and get something that will serve. Show More Summary

Richard Godfrey

He’s always been a part of the pottery ‘scene’ as I know it, at my first Rufford show, when I was barely started, he bounced up and enthused about my slipware and was very complimentary. He had time for everyone, … Continue reading ...

Ripen at home

Best wishes to you all on this, the first day after the shortest one of the year. With this thick blanket of cloud it may not feel like it, but we know we have turned the corner, and that is good enough for me. Was it really CorsockShow More Summary

Paragon Electric Kiln FOR SALE

3 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I have an electric Paragon high fire kiln for sale. Attached are images, it has a few minor flaws in the soft brick that can be seen in the photo but is otherwise in great working shape. It includes shelves and furniture if you have any more questions please ask! My asking price is $450.00 but am willing to negotiate. Show More Summary

Merry Christmas!

Got a few crazy days coming up, hope all of you have a very Merry Christmas, or whatever you celebrate. I'm celebrating the crazies, haha! One of my mates at work gave me this sticker for Christmas today. Wesley and I left the store and went to another local shop and they had these hats, I had to have it. Show More Summary

Sweet Bells

We went to see a concert by Kate Rusby on Wednesday. Just wonderful.

For Sale Bailey 18" mini slab roller

6 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I have an 18" Bailey mini might table top slab roller that I am wanting to sell. Includes boards for slab roller for desired slab thickness, canvas for red and white clays, and a length of formica for additional work space. Private message me if you are interested.Morgantown NC area Thanks, Tria

Not my new normal

How many of you have been through Rockingham NC and stopped at the Holiday Restaurant? If you are a true southerner and you live anywhere near Rockingham, you might know this place. When I was a little girl, we drove 4 hours from Myrtle Beach to High Point NC at least once if not twice a month on Friday night after daddy got off work. Show More Summary

Home Delivery

I have been working a lot of hours lately and enjoying the shoppers and their excitement over buying really great gifts for friends and family. Yesterday I helped a dad select house plants for his identical twin daughters. That was on...Show More Summary

ProPanels for sale in Kernersville, NC

last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Debbie Sells has ProPanels for sale:BUFF color Professional ProPanels used by a potter doing art festivals and always well taken care of. Panels are in very good condition. For more information about these ProPanels and to see how they work look at Show More Summary

The After

I can't remember whether I promised to post the "after" photo to go with the "before" here or on my facebook page; in any case, here it is. The gravy boat halfway up on the right was my favorite from this firing; if it doesn't sell over...Show More Summary

Anyone need a pottery assistant??

last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

NC people... a friend of mine is moving soon to the Seagrove area and is trying to find an opportunity related to ceramics. This could be a job as an assistant, an apprenticeship, a residency, or even a studio space in exchange for work, etc. Show More Summary

Lisa Orr on Ceramic Arts Daily

I'm sure many of you subscribe to Ceramic Arts Daily, and if so you know how they just deluge your inbox with videos, book suggestions, and I-don't-know-what-else. It's really out of hand, so I just have them go to a separate folder; otherwise they will fill up my inbox and maybe cause me to miss important emails. Show More Summary

calling all pug mills

last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I am looking for a de-airing pug mill/clay mixer — a compact model with a small batch size. Anyone know of a used machine that needs a new home? I would be so very grateful if ye 'ol clay clubbers could hook me up.Please e-mail me at


last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I heard this great TED talk on NPR on Friday: It was about how the Libby Mine was forced to admit they were the cause of the towns asbestosis problem caused by a vermiculite mine. Show More Summary

Episode 6 - Courtney Martin

In this episode I talk with my friend, neighbor, and fellow Snow Creek Rd potter, Courtney Martin. We talk about cooking and the pots we like to use serving meals to friends and family, as well as my recent trip to DC, Courtney’s beginnings as a potter, and some of Courtney’s thoughts on pattern. Show More Summary

The Sawdust and Dirt Podcast, Finally!

Numero Uno! Sometimes we start projects without really knowing why. We have an impulse, or we like what someone else is doing and want to try it ourselves. I have always been fascinated with the web and the potential it had, especially for our generation of potters and the work we were making. Show More Summary

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