Byron Temple

Temple, Byron
June 1990
Studio Potter;Jun90, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p33
Trade Publication
The article relates the author's experience as a potter in Louisville, Kentucky. His first attempt to make a form in clay on the wheel resulted in a pot and the removal of excess and the required foot rim. His pots were finished on the wheel except for thumbing or rolling to give a clean visual lift. His next shift was to the implied foot, trimming the cylinder bottom, depressing the center with his thumb and marking the separation of trimming. He is now throwing thick bottoms, where the center is cut with a twisted wire.


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