This clip was excerpted from Design for the Soft Surface, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Shop!
One of the most frustrating things you can experience as a potter is getting a bit overzealous with your trimming and trimming through a foot (face it, we’ve all done it!). Today I am sharing an excellent trimming clip from Ben Carter’s DVD Design for the Soft Surface: Throwing, Handbuilding, and Slip Decorating.
In this clip, Ben shares his fool-proof method of determining the “safe zone” for trimming, which is one of the best explanations I’ve seen. – Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor.
To learn more about Ben Carter or to see more images of his work, please visit www.carterpottery.com.