Master The Wheel
Students learn to make pottery using a potters wheel in and out of the classroom.
Hand wedging

Three Methods of Hand Wedging Clay

Wedging clay is done for three purposes. First, to help mix different clay particles. Second, to help the clay become more plastic. Third, to help remove air bubbles. Air bubbles will ruin your pottery.

You will benefit most from watching each video and deciding which method is appropriate for you. The videos are shown in the following order.


Cylinder Spiral Method  a.k.a. The Rams Head Spiral

Cylinder Wedging


Cone Spiral Method

Spiral Wedging

Cut and Slap Method

Cut and Slap Method