Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Great Unfired

As with any process, the more you practice, the better you become…and so it is with our ‘chimney pots’. They are becoming more and more refined as we go along.  We have cast our first round of tests using three … Continue reading

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The First Mix of the New Batch

Making clay is all about process, there is the breaking down and drying.. Slaking, mixing and sieving.. A repeat of certain parts of the process and then the fun bit of spreading it out for the final drying before it’s … Continue reading

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The Making of the First Mould

For the slip casting process a mould has to be made and for that, a shape has to be created.  Using plaster and a lathe machine we fashioned our first ‘chimney pot’ which is basic to say the least Our … Continue reading

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How Do You Collect Half a Ton of Clay?

As testing had only just initially started, we needed to collect more clay…this time a large quantity as it would also be the material used during our workshops and we need to ensure that we were using as close to … Continue reading

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Tottenham Clay

Craft is all about the process and by inviting the community to get involved, we hope to break down the idea that it is something that only artists and crafts people can do.  Although some elements will have already been … Continue reading

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