Trimming is a part of the wheel-throwing process that potters either love or hate. Regardless of where you fall on the love/hate scale, today’s video clip from Paul Donnelly should provide some useful information to aid you in the trimming process.
In this clip, from his video Designing for Function: Wheel Throwing, Handbuilding, & Variable Molds, Paul gives some practical tips for better trimming results, as well as some design advice that will help improve your wheel thrown pots. –Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor.
This clip was excerpted from Designing for Function: Wheel Throwing, Handbuilding, & Variable Molds, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Shop!
To learn more about Paul Donnelly or to see more images of his work, please visit www.pauldonnellyceramics.com.
**First published in 2015