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Hand Building Mugs

with Diane Echlin

Learn how to work with slabs of clay to construct your own mugs.  The first Saturday session will be devoted to design and construction in clay.  Open Studio time is available on Monday Noon-6pm to come in and finish your work or to make a couple more pieces.  The second Saturday session will be a fun finishing session with instruction in glazing techniques.    Ages 16 and up.

August 22 and 29th: Two Saturdays 9 AM-Noon

$120 fee includes clay and firing fees.*

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*students should come to class with a beginner tool set

Rise and Shine Wheel-Throwing for Beginners +

with Shari Zabriskie

This fun morning class will introduce you to the fundamentals of throwing pots on the wheel.  Over the course of eight weeks learn techniques in clay preparation, centering,  throwing,  trimming, decorating and glazing.  This class is geared towards beginners or those continuing work on their basic skills.  Demonstrations, discussions, coaching and daily practice time!  Ages 16 and up.


Begins Sept. 2nd: Every  Wednesday for 8  weeks from 9 AM-Noon

$300 fee + $40 for each bag of clay used.

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Honing Skills! 4-Week ​Series

with Teta Hilsdon

Covering a different topic each week, this 4-week workshop helps the post-beginner or intermediate potter to refine skills.  This class is for those who are comfortable throwing basic forms. 

Week 1:  throwing thinner

Week 2:  throwing bigger

Week 3:  creating sets

Week 4:  understanding slips, underglazes, and glazes

Begins September 14: Every Monday for 4 weeks from 6 PM-9 PM

$200 fee + $40 for each bag of clay used.

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wheelhouse staff will require all class participants to be wearing masks while in the studio.    Additionally, we have spread out our wheels and have reduced class size to allow for more space between us.  We are following strict daily sanitization routines and guidelines.  Please do not hesitate to ask for any and all details.  The health and safety of our community is of the utmost importance.

Wheelhouse Clay Center, LLC

Mail: PO Box 1024, Brattleboro VT 05302

Visit: 48 Harmony Place in downtown Brattleboro

(802) 490-2693

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