Pottery Advice

Making pottery at home is a fun activity that everyone in the family can enjoy, all you need is a little know-how. Browse our articles where you will find tips, tricks and pottery advice to help you on your creative journey.

A Guide to Nemadji Pottery – What to Look for Before You Buy

A Guide to Nemadji Pottery – What to Look for Before You Buy

Find out all you need to know about Nemadji Pottery including the history, date marks and how much its worth.

Can You Make Pottery at Home Without a Kiln?

Can You Make Pottery at Home Without a Kiln?

Want to know if you can make pottery at home without a kiln? In this article we’ll discuss what you will need & how you can do it!

A Complete Guide to Pugmills – All You Need to Know

A Complete Guide to Pugmills – All You Need to Know

Have you been wondering what is a pugmill? Learn everything you need to know about pugmills for pottery right here.

What is Raw Glazing and Single Firing in Pottery?

What is Raw Glazing and Single Firing in Pottery?

What is Raw Glazing and Single Firing in Pottery? - Find out and learn two different methods including the benefits and drawbacks.

Does Porcelain Need to be Fired? – Everything You Need to Know

Does Porcelain Need to be Fired? – Everything You Need to Know

The process of working with porcelain is comparable to that of working with clay, but does porcelain needs to be fired? Lets find out...

Is Wedging Clay Necessary When Making Pottery?

Is Wedging Clay Necessary When Making Pottery?

Is Wedging Clay Necessary? - Let's take a deeper look at whether or not you should wedge clay when making pottery.

Glaze Drying Times: How Long Should Glaze Dry Before Firing?

Glaze Drying Times: How Long Should Glaze Dry Before Firing?

You have applied glaze to your pottery pieces and they are now ready for the kiln - but how long should glaze dry before firing?

Is Crazing in Pottery Bad? – Causes & How to Fix it

Is Crazing in Pottery Bad? – Causes & How to Fix it

Crazing is what happens to pottery that makes its surface look like a web of tiny cracks. But is crazing in pottery bad? 

Using Manganese in Pottery: All You Need to Know

Using Manganese in Pottery: All You Need to Know

There is no end to the possibilities for using manganese into pottery. So let’s take a closer look at how it is best used in pottery.

Are Low Fire Glazes Food Safe? – What You Need to Know

Are Low Fire Glazes Food Safe? – What You Need to Know

Are Low Fire Glazes Food Safe? This is one of the questions we often get asked. Find out if they are suitable in this article.

How to Recycle Pottery: Tips for Salvaging Broken Pieces

How to Recycle Pottery: Tips for Salvaging Broken Pieces

Get simple tips on how to recycle pottery. Find out what you can do with broken or damaged pottery in this helpful article.

How to Get Clay Out of Clothes – Top Tips for Potters

How to Get Clay Out of Clothes – Top Tips for Potters

Want to know how to get clay out of clothes? Look no further. With these simple tips you'll be removing stubborn clay stains in no time.

What is Bisqueware in Pottery? – A Simple Guide for Beginners

What is Bisqueware in Pottery? – A Simple Guide for Beginners

So, what is Bisqueware in pottery? In this beginner's guide, we'll take you through the basics of what it is and how to use it.

7 Troubleshooting Tips to Keep Air-Dry Clay From Cracking

7 Troubleshooting Tips to Keep Air-Dry Clay From Cracking

Want to know how to keep air-dry clay from cracking on your next project? Here are some common air-dry clay problems and how to fix them.

What is Slip in Pottery Making? – All You Need to Know

What is Slip in Pottery Making? – All You Need to Know

Learn everything you need to know about slip in pottery making, including how to make it, what its uses are, and more.

Is it Possible to Fire Pottery in Your Oven at Home?

Is it Possible to Fire Pottery in Your Oven at Home?

Interested in trying your hand at firing pottery in your oven at home? This guide will give you tips and tricks on how to do it correctly.

Guide to Common Pottery and Ceramic Terms for Beginners

Guide to Common Pottery and Ceramic Terms for Beginners

Here’s a quick guide to some common pottery and ceramic terms that you will come across when working with clay and creating new projects.

What is the Difference Between Pottery and Ceramics?

What is the Difference Between Pottery and Ceramics?

So, what's the difference between pottery and ceramics? Although they have a close relationship, they are vastly different. Let me explain...