Category: Crafts

  • Pottery on the lathe

    The potter’s or potter’s wheel is a machine that exploits the contrast between the centrifugal force suffered by the clay placed over a head or disc, usually metallic, and that carried out by the hands of the potter or lathe-maker, in order to obtain a smooth and regular shape. Types of lathe for ceramics There are pedal lathes, also called… Continue reading "Pottery on the lathe"