Always make an extra…


The lid I made to replace the one that got broken turned out to be too big. Buggeration. I was going to put on a mask the next sunny day and sit outside sanding it down to size, but then I noticed there are cracks in the bottom. Either the bottom was too thin or I didn’t compress it enough while throwing; either way, stress cracks developed during firing. They only would have gotten bigger in a glaze firing, so I heaved a sigh and hove the teapot out. It was my second-favourite one, too. Oh well. At least there are three others….

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