We are slowing migrating posts from our old, defunct blog here. Not surprisingly, we've discovered that not all blog posts are worth saving. For a while, there will be new (OLD) blog posts appearing from time to time and (hopefully) new content as well.
One of the tricky things about making pots is that clay shrinks as it dries and fires. It is not all that bothersome until you have a custom order for mugs that need to be a specific height and diameter or you drop a casserole lid while unloading a too hot kiln.
We have been looking at several bat systems that use a main bat and inserts, but didn't want to spend the money with so few reviews to go on. So, we decided to create our own bat system using upcycled materials.
We frequently use stamps in our work. There are many commercial stamps available to buy that are fine to use in your work. There are also quite a few that are not, so be sure to carefully check each maker's angel policies and copyright information. We personally feel t...