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NEEDED Used Oval Electric KILN in Asheville NC

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Looking for a used large, stackable, oval electric kiln. (Approx. 30d x 42w x 31h) Must be able to remove rings easily for stacking large sculptural pieces. If you are looking to sell such a kiln, or could refer me to someone who is, please contact me via email or phone. Thanks!tacyapostolik@gmail.com 828-775-4624

Plates

Today, I'm cutting plates.There are a couple of ways I do it. One is with a fettling knife and another is with a modified cheese cutter. Here is a video I produced wayyy back in 2008 showing how I use the cheese cutter.Enjoy. There's also this video.

Glaze Workshop in Sarasota Florida March 13-15, 2015

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Mariooch Studio Presents: Cone 6 Ceramic Glaze Testing with John Britt March 13 - 15, 2015 Sarasota, Florida This is a three day Cone 6 glaze testing workshop designed to show participants how to test a base recipe and get various colors (color blend). Show More Summary

how to be alone

I'm reading this book right now called "How To Be Alone" by Sarah Maitland. I picked it up on a whim at the bookstore. It has a beautiful bright blue cover with white lettering, and they had it set up right next to the cash register....Show More Summary

MOLLY HATCH two day DEMO at Western Carolina University -FREE FREE

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

WCU School of Art and DesignMolly Hatch is coming to Western Carolina University on Feb 11th-12th. All are welcome to attend her two demonstration sessions and public lecture. (information follows and poster will be out next week)Molly...Show More Summary

Gorge on Life!

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Tracey Broome

Do you guys watch the show A Chef's Life? Its my new favorite show on PBS. On one episode, her husband claimed she was "gorging on life". I love that expression. I think we should all be gorging on life, we only get one after all. Why not gorge away!? Life is good these days. Show More Summary

Clay Club is on Twitter!

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Clay Club is now on Twitter! Check us out at twitter.com/ncclayclub. This account will automatically post all our blog posts and we can also use it to tweet about WNC potters and events and other items of interest. We have an awesome...Show More Summary

Hand Built Studio Work Tables Available

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

For Sale/Order: Sturdy studio work tables, middle supports under both levels, smooth casters and side pegboards for additional utility. All tables are 3' tall x 2' wide, and are available in the following lengths: 4 feet: $375 6 feet: $450 8 feet: $525 (plus tax) Contact The Village Potters to see what's currently available or to order. Show More Summary

Gas Kiln for sale - $800

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

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Clay Times in Snowmaggedon

Unless you are living under a rock, you heard about our big storm on Tuesday. In actual fact it was not an epic or historic storm, but it was plenty big enough for me. We postponed Tuesday's classes at Portland Pottery until Friday, so I had a surprise snow day at home. Show More Summary

Toe River Arts Council Post Studio Tour Meeting Tuesday, Jan. 27 in Spruce Pine

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

TRAC will be holding a Post Studio Tour Meeting at 4 pm on Tuesday, January 27. The meeting will be held upstairs at Spruce Pine TRAC. From the email about the meeting:On the agenda will be a short discussion about the survey results,...Show More Summary

Modeling Stands for Sale

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

8- Modeling Stands with castorsPERFECT FOR WORKSHOPSFour legs 40-46" adjustable height16" square turntableTwo shelves for supplies and tools$960 for all andFOR YOURSELFHEAVY DUTY MODELING STANDadjustable heightlaminate toplegs fold in $165 Contact Jennifer Kincaid at jennifer@kincaid.net

Celebrate Clay at the South Carolina Clay Conference

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

There is something new and exciting in South Carolina – the 1st Annual South Carolina Clay Conference – Moving Clay Forward. The conference is sponsored by the City of Newberry PRT and will be held on February 27 & 28 and March 1, 2015 at the Newberry Arts Center in historic downtown Newberry, South Carolina. Show More Summary

Great deal on scales for weighting glazes

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Check out this website! http://www.smartweighscales.com/product-category/pocket-scales/This scale can weigh small amounts (0.01 g) and is around $20!!!!!

Pottery For Couples On Valentine's Day

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Come sip a glass of wine and nibble on chocolates while you and your partner explore the sensual aspects of clay. You can dig your hands in the clay, or work on a piece together. We'll even help you re-enact the scene from Ghost! We will glaze and fire the work for you, so you can have a permanent reminder of your passion for each other. Show More Summary

Paragon Touch and Fire Kiln for Sale!! Penland area

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Dear Clay Club Folks, Paragon Touch and Fire Kiln for Sale!! $250 OBO Needs TLC and a good home. The interior of the kiln is 23 1/2” wide and 29” deep. The sale of the kiln includes 7 replacement bricks, kiln stand, the Paragon Instruction...Show More Summary

Summer Workshop Series

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Odyssey ClayWorks is proud to announce our 2015 Summer Workshop Series Click here for workshop details or call 828-285-0210.

2015 Bakersville Creek Walk Arts Festival

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

The Bakersville Creek Walk Arts Festival will take place this year in June. From the festival facebook page:We are happy to announce that, due to popular demand and a great deal of community & financial support, the Bakersville Creek...Show More Summary

If At First You Don't Succeed , Then Try Again (and again)

just thought I would share this post from my Facebook Page for those of you who don't subscribe to my FB Page. L-R, first attempt to fifth attempt Sometimes I have an idea and it's seems so perfect and crystalline in my mind's eye. In this case I wanted to make the rope impression on the vertical surface of my tumbler form. Show More Summary

Blue Sunday

The sun finally decided to peek out today, it warmed the Earth, it made the sky so blue and it felt good. I had Sunday brunch with some art pals today at Motorco in Durham. They don't like it when I post photos of them, so here are some arms and legs..... Show More Summary

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