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Nooks and crannies can be evil

I tried out a couple of these little jugs with the idea that this might be a design that some of my potter friends in Nicaragua could use. The potters there have few tools and they wood-fire at a low temperature because they cannot afford to use a lot of wood or any electricity. Burnishing […]

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Wonky shelves

I got the idea for these clay shelves from the Loma Panda pottery in Nicaragua, a place that I visited last winter. The Loma Panda version included nine handmade mugs, three per shelf, but several of their “seconds” (the ones that warped when fired) were hung on the wall of the studio and filled with […]

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