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Published Nov 27, 2020

Throwing off the hump can really help maximize efficiency in the studio. It may seem like a little thing, but if you are in heavy production the time savings can add up when you start with a large hunk of clay rather than a bunch of small pieces.

In today's post, an excerpt from her video Intermediate Wheel Throwing, Jennifer Allen explains how to throw off the hump. Plus she shares a technique for throwing and trimming a bowl with a delicate altered rim. –Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor


This clip was excerpted from Intermediate Wheel Throwing, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Network Shop!

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**First published in 2015.