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Pottery Lessons, Tips and
Frequently Asked Questions

Wheel Tutorials



Handbuilding Tutorials

Ceramic & Sculpture Repair Lessons
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Fixing broken plate lesson - basic lesson
Cementing only lesson
Fixing chipped Italian platter lesson step-by-step lesson
Chipped pottery repair lesson
Complete ceramic repair lesson | cementing, filling, painting and glazing
Complete ceramic repair lesson
How to Replace Stoneware Crock's rim using the potter's wheel
How to replace Stoneware crock's rim
kintsugi - mending broken pottery with golden jointery
Kintsugi - mending with gold
How to repair crack in ceramic
How to fix ceramic crack
Restoring multi breaks and missing piece antique bowl
Restore bowl lesson w/ missing pieces
Restoring ancient pottery steps
Restoring ancient pottery steps
Lladro figurine - Restoring ceramic sculpture with missing pieces using fired clay
Sculpting missing pieces - Lladro
How to paint broken china, ceramic or pottery?
Painting pottery after repair
Restoring ceramic sculpture with missing pieces using fired clay
Making missing part w/ fired clay
Restoring ceramic sculpture with missing pieces using fired clay
Bronze sculpture repair
Restoring large stone sculpture / statue
Restoring stone sculpture / statue
Plaster figure / statue reapir
Plaster figure / statue reapir
Heavily damaged ceramic figurine repair
Heavily damaged ceramic figurine repair
How to remove old epoxy from old pottery or china
Removing old glue

Below are pottery step-by-step lessons, tutorials and answers to frequently asked questions. This information was compiled using our many years experience running a pottery school, studio and art restoration facilities.

HOW TO:  Learn Wheel Throwing | Tips and Tricks

HOW TO: Learn Wheel Throwing
Tips & Tricks

  • How to Throw a Pot? Step By Step Tutorial
  • Removing Thrown Pot Off the Wheel / Bat?
  • How to trim a Pot? Step By Step Tutorial
  • Choosing The Right Clay | Wheel Throwing
  • Stage Throwing and Trimming a Large Plate
  • How to Throw a Very Large Bowl - Tutorial
  • Surface Texture on Thrown Pottery
  • Tools and Tricks | Pottery Surface Texture?
  • How to Make Large Hookah / Shisha Bowl?
  • How to Make Chicken / Poultry Waterer?
  • How to Make Mug and Pulling Handle?
  • Video: Throwing Lesson
  • Video: Trimming Lesson
  • Video: Roulette Gear Surface Texture
  • Video: Wheel Chatter Texture Tall Forms
  • Video: Wheel Chatter Texture Flat Forms
  • Video: Throwing Large Platter With Coils
  • Tips and Tricks on Plates and Platters
  • Weight of Clay For Different Pottery Ware


  • HOW TO: Repair Broken Ceramic, Pottery or Sculptures
  • How to Fix and Mend Broken Pottery?
  • VIDEO: How to Repair Broken Pottery?
  • How to Repair Chipped Pottery or Ceramic?
  • How to Fill a Large Hole, Crack or Gap?
  • How to Remove Old Glue or Adhesive?
  • How to remove stains from antique pottery?
  • How to Repair Broken Pottery With Missing Pieces and Matching Colors?
  • How to Replace Broken Stoneware Crock's Rim Seamlessly?
  • How to Fill Missing Broken Ceramic With Fired Ceramic?
  • How to Repair Broken Stone Sculpture?
  • How to Add a Missing Miniature Piece to a Broken-Figurine Using a Pin?
  • How to Repair Broken Ceramic With Hairline Crack Using a Peg?
  • How to Mix Colors? Basic Theory, Air Brushing or Paint Brushes
  • How to Repair Ancient Vessel?
  • Kintsugi: How to Repair Pottery with Gold ?
  • PVA or Epoxy - Which Adhesive is The Best For Ceramic Mending?
  • How to Restore Ancient Pottery? Illustration
  • Bronze Sculpture Repair - Can It be Fixed?
  • Super Glue or Epoxy - Which Adhesive is The Best For Pottery or Porcelain Repair?
  • Tools Materials in a Ceramic or Sculpture Restoration Studio
  • Where to Purchase Ceramic Repair Supply?
  • Identifying Porcelain and China Ware Marks
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