How to Make a Hexagonal Wall Pocket with an Extruder

wallpocket2_620There’s a lot more to the extruder than making strap handles. With a multitude of commercial dies or custom homemade dies, the only limit is the imagination. In today’s post, an excerpt from his DVD The Extruder Video, Daryl Baird demonstrates how he uses a commercial hexagonal die to make a neat wall pocket vase.- Jennifer Harnetty, editor.


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This clip was excerpted from The Extruder Video, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore!

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Wall-Pocket-3To learn more about Daryl Baird or to see more images of his work, please visit

Don’t forget to download your free copy of the Clay Extruder Users Guide: Tips, Techniques, and Projects for Getting the Most Out of Your Ceramic Extruder, which includes valuable technical references and great clay tools to help you with forming, surface decoration and firing.

  • Nice and informative video. I also bought your The Extruder Book 2nd edition, it is wonderful with great photos and explanations – well done. Thanks.

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