You might find it relatively easy to center a round, symmetrical form on the potter's wheel for trimming just by placing coils of clay around the rim of the pot. But once you start to throw and alter forms many of them don't end up symmetrical. When it comes time to trim a foot on plates that have been squared off, pitchers with spouts and three sided cups, centering for trimming can get a bit more complicated.
Kiln shelves are the supportive structure that we fire our work on and we rely on them for successful firings. There are many kiln shelf options available; depending on the type of firing you may be doing, there are also key features to consider when deciding which shelves suit you.
At Bailey Pottery Equipment, we sell a lot of pottery wheels and we know that researching the “best pottery wheel” can take a lot of time and energy. So here we are going to talk about the Bailey Pro 50R, a pottery wheel that has become a customer favorite for it’s functionality, dependability, and value.
If you don't have the space or resources for a large production style slab roller but want to make professional quality slabs, we’ve got just the tool for you. Meet the Bailey 16” Mini-Might II Table Top Slab roller; a durable, well-built machine that is easy to operate and produces even slabs every time.
It has to be because the tools of our trade so easily convert to the carving of pumpkin flesh. Plus, we are wildly creative individuals! Bailey Pottery has put together a set of professional pumpkin carving tools for creative adults to use. With the amazing selection of carving templates available online today, everybody and their mother can carve a pumpkin to be proud of this year. Here are some pumpkin carving tips that will make you a pumpkin carving pro in no time!