What Every Potter Should Know

Answers & Solutions to Common Pottery Problems
by Jeff Zamek

For every successful pot there are a few that were abandoned along the way. Now potters can find solutions to some of the most common pottery problems. No more wasted time and money on a piece that requires only minimal repairing, because you'll know the proven techniques.

Author Jeff Zamek has researched almost every mishap that can occur in ceramics and learned how to either prevent or correct them. He shares tips and advice gleaned from over 30 years of making and teaching ceramics in this indexed reference for all ceramic artists.

Zamek provides information in easy to grasp segments to guide you through new formulas, new clay body formulas, kiln firing techniques, clay/gaze defects, and much more.

You'll learn solutions to the most common pottery problems including:

  • 5 steps to stop shivering
  • 8 steps to stop crazing
  • Alternatives to salt glazing
  • Raw material substitutions for clay bodies and glazes
  • Softcover • 8-1/4 x 10-7/8 • 256 pages
  • 100 b&w photos & 8-page color section
  • $27.95 + $6.50 shipping and handling

Send check or money order to:
Jeff Zamek/Ceramics Consulting Services
6 Glendale Woods Drive
Southampton, MA 01073