How to Throw and Trim a Plate on the Pottery Wheel - Clay and Ceramics Class

Steve McDonald, Author, Instructor, Digital Entrepreneur

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5 Lessons (21m)
    • 1. Introduction to Plate Making

    • 2. Throwing a Plate on the Wheel

    • 3. Recentering Your Plate for Trimming

    • 4. Trimming on the Wheel

    • 5. Conclusion


Project Description

Throw and Trim Your Own Plate

In this lesson you are going to create your own plate on the wheel. When you're done you'll have a nice plate, ready to be fired and glazed. With some practice you'll be able to create a whole set of plates.

Throw your first one and post a picture in the gallery.

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