4 May 16

Glaze blistering

Blistering, pinholing; whatever you want to call it different words for the same annoying problem which turns perfectly good firsts into seconds instantly. Glaze blistering is an issue with glazes which use more volatile metallic compounds in their formation. Unfortunately there’s no guaranteed way of getting rid of these.
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13 Apr 16

Hambleton Community Awards 2016

Every year Hambleton council hosts a Community Awards ceremony and this year Little Wren Pottery designed and created the awards for the event! Each award was a custom jug with an inscription of the award name going to an individual or group who helps daily with the lives of people in the Hambleton area.
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25 Feb 16

Reclaiming clay

In making pots theres usually very little wastage and once a piece has been turned, taking off the excess clay, there tends to be a lot of shavings. These shavings collect in the wheel tray and are put into the reclaim bucket where they’re mixed with water to create a slurry.
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