Making Sawdust fired pots for STAY HOME exhibition part of London Craft Week 2017. At Simple Shape Studio

Pottery throwing tools made from the off-cuts from furniture maker Sebastian Cox's Studio 

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The pots are thrown on the wheel using the geometric throwing tools, once dry they are trimmed and burnished smooth.

 
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Waste wood, sawdust and other materials have been wrapped around the bisque fired pots in an attempt to create areas of surface decoration. 

 

The wrapped pots have been put on a bed of sawdust, covered in further sawdust, paper and waste hardwood and set on fire.

 
 

The following day the pots are dug from the remaining ash, each pot now has a unique surface pattern.