Monthly Archives: March 2012

Summer in March!

How on earth did we get from “throw it – la la la – geological ages pass – still the pots are nigh on as wet as the day they were thrown” to “throw it – blink – ahhh it … Continue reading

Posted in Cub Scouts, fresh slip, plate, sunshine | 4 Comments

Pots down south

Here I am back in the workshop after a silly quick trip down south at the weekend. Last weekend I was driving north to the middle oft he middle of nowhere, this weekend I was on the train south to … Continue reading

Posted in Doug Fitch, Heritage Crafts Association, Victoria and Albert Museum | 6 Comments

All I need now is a hammock…

A small kiln shed extension was fashioned this weekend while I was away at Kindrogan. I like it, perfect for a hammock so as I can lie in it and pretend I’m lying on Ron’s porch in North Carolina, either … Continue reading

Posted in Gwen Heeney, Kindrogan, Matthew Blakely, Scottish Potters association, Wendy Kershaw | 3 Comments

Craft & Design Selected Awards Vote Now!

Well tomorrow I’m off up to sunny beautiful Perthshire to the annual Scottish Potters Conference at Kindrogan. While I am away there are but a matter of days left for you to cast your vote in the 2012 Craft & … Continue reading

Posted in CraftandDesign Selected | 2 Comments

Jug-Tastic Tuesday

Well, I’ve an order for 60 jugs to make at the moment, the customer is great as they don’t want them all at once and in a rush which is wonderful. Especially as this was the first one that I … Continue reading

Posted in jugs, Kindrogan, Matthew Blakely, Scottish Potters association | 9 Comments

Films for Friday.

[youtube] I hope you can see these ok. They’re not amazing but might be fun to watch. I’ve tried to keep them short and sweet but hopefully with the important bits in there. Nothing worse than having to wade … Continue reading

Posted in big platters, chargers, filming, Fire, throwing, wood fired pots | 4 Comments

Fitch / McAndrew pots in the hands of happy people

Look at this great picture that turned up in my inbox this week. Mugs made at Liberty Town last year and all in use by their smiling happy owners. Thank you for sending that you lovely people. Wish I was … Continue reading

Posted in chargers, slip trailing, Steve Kenwood | 1 Comment

Shelf-tastic Satutrday

Finally got my shelves up, I need more shelves! I struggled with keeping safe all the unfinished pots that I had in the quantity I needed them in to fill my wood kiln. I just didn’t have enough surfaces. These … Continue reading

Posted in brushed slip, Spring Fling, trailed slip | 8 Comments