Tag Archive: pot

Nov 02

Spiky pot

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This was the second of two pots that I made to try to replicate a pot I got (with plants!) at Lowe’s for less than the cost of the cheap plants inside it. Something about the subdued glaze and repetitive pattern really appealed to me, in a retro mid-century way (which is weird, because I …

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Aug 19

Stencil Slab Pot

┬áThis slab pot, as well as the other one, were great learning experiences. Mostly I learned that slab building is hard. It relies on the slabs being just the right amount of hardness, which is difficult to manage if you’re doing it at a studio you only visit once a week. Too soft, and the …

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Jul 06

Broken Shino Slab Pot

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┬áThis is one of those “failure is a part of the learning process” kind of things. I spent a ton of time trying to recreate a pot I’d bought at the store for not very much money, and I ended up failing. But I learned a lot along the way! One of the things I …

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Oct 31

Book Review: Consider the Fork

Consider the Fork: How Technology Transforms the Way We Cook and Eat by Bee Wilson I do love books that delve into the history of a small subject, like the book on Salt, or Oranges, or red dye. I also like those that wander a bit, but still talk seriously about the mundane necessities we …

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