The Mechanics of Making Strainer Holes for a Tea Strainer

Perfect for loose leaf tea lovers!

Making Strainer Holes

If you’re a potter and you love making loose leaf tea, making a ceramic tea infuser is a project you will certainly want to take on at some point. In Gwendolyn Yoppolo’s newest video, Making a Thrown and Handbuilt Tea Infuser Set, she shares how to make a tea infuser set that includes a mug, strainer, and strainer rest. In today’s clip, an excerpt from this new video, Gwendolyn give tips for getting the tea strainer holes just right, including when to drill them, how thick the walls should be, and how to fix mistakes! –Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor.

This clip was excerpted from Making a Thrown and Handbuilt Tea Infuser Set with Gwendolyn Yoppolo, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Network Shop.

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Making Strainer Holes


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