Pottery and Woodworking
Get a little dirty and creative at the Clayroom while you learn a new creative medium on the pottery wheel or woodworking. Classes are designed for those with no or little experience and meant to teach and have an enjoyable experience.
TryDay Wheel-throwing Overview: Every Friday evening (6:15-8:15pm) and Saturday Afternoon (3-5pm) at both studios
Demo: Our instructor will start with a demo and break down wheel throwing into 4 discrete steps.
Group Throwing: Then as a class we will go through each the of these steps and be more prescriptive about what to exactly to do
Individual Creations: You'll instructor will support you through the remainder of the class as you go and make bowls, cups, vases, plates, etc...
Clean-up and Choosing glazes: Choose 1 of 4 glazes for each of your pieces that are made
Cutting Board Overview: Select Friday evenings
We'll start with unsurfaced boards of walnut (usually 2" thick) and transform it into a beautiful cutting/cheese board over the course of an evening. Step-by-step through milling, design (shape), creating a handle, routing and sanding and finishing.
that it's food safe
Post Event Process:
Pottery: You Select the Glaze color for each piece and our team will do the rest in terms of bisque firing, glazing, glaze firing and boxing up all finished work.
The post event process typically takes between 2-3 weeks. All finished work will be dishwasher, microwave and of course food safe.
Woodworking: Your pieces will be finished during the event and are free to go to their forever homes following the event.
Duration: 2 hours
What you'll make: Get creative on the pottery wheel with co-workers/friends to make functional pieces such as bowls, mugs, tumblers, vases, etc...
Duration: 3 hours
What you'll make: We'll start with unsurfaced boards of walnut (usually 2" thick) and transform it into a beautiful cutting/cheese board over the course of an evening.
Potrero TryDay Availability
Dec 11 - Dec 17