Table of contents for The potter's studio handbook : a start-to-finish guide to hand- and wheel-throwing ceramics / Kristin Máeuller.

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Contents 
Foreword by Brother Iain Highet
Introduction
Part One: Studio Requirements and Properties of Clay 
Chapter One: Your Studio 
What Defines a Workspace
 Physical Requirements for Setting up a Studio
Planning the Placement of Tools and Equipment 
 
Chapter Two: Tools and Equipment
Essential Equipment 
The Kiln Tools for Hand Building
 Tools for Wheel Work
 
Chapter Three: Clay
What is Clay? Types of Clay
Choosing a Clay Supplier
States of Clay
Ceramic Temperatures
 
Chapter Four: Preliminary Clay Techniques
The Basics of Working with Clay
Wedging
Shrinking and Drying
Cleaning Up Your Mess
Reclaiming and Recycling Clay
Chapter Five: Hand Building
Pinch Pots
Stamping Clay Textures on Clay
Slab Construction 
Cutting and Joining Slabs
Slump Molds
Coil Building
Chapter Six: Throwing on the Potter's Wheel
Setting Up the Wheel and Stool 
Potter¿s Wheel Dynamics
Developing Skills Through Repetition 
Pottery Forms
Throwing and Centering Clay 
Opening Techniques
Raising Clay
Collaring Clay
Shaping Clay
Finishing Your Pot
 
Chapter Seven: Decorative and Finishing Techniques
Glazes
Choosing a Clay and Glaze Temperature
Glaze Chemistry Made Easy
Working with Glazes
Applying Glazes
Chapter Eight: Ceramic Kilns and Firing Work
Transformation of Clay Through Heat
Pyrometric Cones
Types of Firing
Chapter Nine: How to Fire an Electric Kiln
Choosing and Preparing Your Electric Kiln
Loading Greenware for Bisque Firing
Loading Glaze Ware for Glaze Firing
Keeping a Kiln Log and a Glaze Journal
Common Flaws in Glazes
Cooling the Kiln
Unloading the Kiln
Part Two: Projects: Step-by-Step Guide to Hand Building and
Pottery Wheel Projects
Chapter Ten: Hand Building Projects
Slab Plates
Whimsical Teapot
Coil Jar Using Eastern Coiling Techniques
Chapter Eleven: Pottery Wheel Projects
Faceted Utensil Holder
Bottles and Vases
Pitchers
Batter Bowl with Handle
Set of Mugs
Throwing Bowl Forms
Shaping a Constant Curve and Using a Throwing Rib
Principles of Trimming
Set of Bowls
Trimming Multiple Forms
Large Bowl
Common Throwing Problems and Corrections
Chapter Twelve: Intermediate Wheel Projects
Plates and Platters
Dinner Plate 
Trimming a Plate
Large Flange Platter Using the Rib
Chip and Dip Dish
Casserole with Lid and Handles
Teapot with Lid, Spout, and Handle 
Two-Part Vase
Sources of Inspiration
Conclusion
Resources
	Glossary of Ceramic Terms
	Useful Websites
	Ceramic Supply Websites
	Magazines and Journals
About the Author
Acknowledgments

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Pottery craft -- Vocational guidance -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pottery craft -- Equipment and supplies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Artists' studios -- Design and construction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pottery craft -- Marketing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.