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The Complete Potter's Companion

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Publisher Comments:

This all new, revised, and updated edition of Tony Birks's classic Potter's Companion includes:
  • The latest hand-building and glazing techniques, new tested glaze recipes, kiln designs, and firing programs
  • More than 440 color photographs illustrating every step of making, decorating, and firing a clay pot
  • Instructions for throwing and hand-building a wide variety of shapes and vessels
  • Superb examples of contemporary work by artists such as Paul Solder, Ruth Duckworth, and Betty Woodman

Review:

"Birks writes from the perspective of years of teaching evening classes, so his guidance is especially useful to the novice....His prose, like a good pot, has beauty of form, and is a delight to read." Raleigh News and Observer

Synopsis:

Revised and updated, this classic potter's volume explains everything from preparation through firing, with stops along the way for detailed instruction and techniques, accompanied by more than 450 full-color photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780821224953
Author:
Birks, Tony
Publisher:
Bulfinch Press
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Pottery & Ceramics
Subject:
Collectors and collecting
Subject:
Pottery craft
Subject:
Pottery
Subject:
Crafts-Ceramic Technique
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised
Publication Date:
19980431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
11.04x8.54x.58 in. 1.76 lbs.

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Product details 192 pages Bulfinch Press - English 9780821224953 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Birks writes from the perspective of years of teaching evening classes, so his guidance is especially useful to the novice....His prose, like a good pot, has beauty of form, and is a delight to read."
"Synopsis" by , Revised and updated, this classic potter's volume explains everything from preparation through firing, with stops along the way for detailed instruction and techniques, accompanied by more than 450 full-color photos.
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