pinch pots

double pinch pot pitcher

How to Make a Double Pinch Pot – An Easy Step by Step Guide

If you like hand building pottery, then learning how to make a double pinch pot is a game-changer.  It’s a simple technique, but once you have mastered it, you can use it to make almost any pottery form.  I use the double pinch pot to make teapots, vases, jugs, and pitchers.  In this post, I…

pinch pot artists

Pinch Pot Artists – 12 Potters Who Use the Pinching Technique

The pinching technique can be used to make exquisite pottery and artwork.  Here are 12 pinch pot artists, who demonstrate how refined and creative the pinching technique can be.  The breadth and diversity of their work illustrates how versatile pinching clay as a method of hand building can be.  The following pinch pot artists are…

pinch pot mug

Pinch Pot Mug – 2 Ways to Make a Mug Without a Wheel

Making a pinch pot mug is simple, and like anything the more you practice the easier it will become. Once you have mastered the pinching technique you can get creative and find your style.   In this article, I will show you my two favorite ways to make a pinch pot mug.  This is a…

how thick should a pinch pot be

How Thick Should a Pinch Pot Be? – Pinch Pot Walls

Making pinch pottery is very tactile.  As you pinch your pot you will feel the thickness of the clay between your fingers and thumb.  But just how thick should a pinch pot be?  Exactly how thick you want your pinch pot to be is a matter of personal choice and taste.  However, there are a…

Pinch pot history

Pinch Pot History – A History of Pinch Pots Over the Years

Pinch pots are one of the oldest ways of making pottery.  There is evidence that pinch pot history starts many thousands of years ago.   The simplicity of the technique has survived over the millennia.  When I discovered that pinch pots were being made as far back as the Neolithic era, I was oddly reassured. …

how to make a pinch pot

How to Make a Pinch Pot – 3 Ways to Make Pinch Pots

Pinch pots are one of the easiest and fastest ways of hand building pottery.  Once you have mastered the basic pinch pot technique you can use it to make a lot of clay projects.  So, I thought I’d write a step-by-step guide on how to make a pinch pot. In this article, I start off…