Resources

Bluebird Potter's Tap and Die Instruction Manual

A tap and die for ceramic pottery used on lids, caps, bottles, jugs, and jars
This old (1970s) instruction manual was for Bluebird Potter's Taps and Dies that we manufactured to enable potters to make threaded caps and stoppers for bottles and jars. 

A Dialogue on Apprenticeship

A Dialogue on Apprenticeship
This article, published in Studio Potter Magazine in 1973, highlights the challenges and benefits of having apprentices in the pottery studio. Toda...

Making Lidded Jars on the Wheel

Making Lidded Jars on the Wheel
This video is of Sarah and me working in the studio making two different kinds of lidded jars. You can watch and see how methodically we work to pr...