Master Potter Teaches Pulling A Handle
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Make a slab lug.
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Trim and flatten the connection area.
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Evaluate the shape for where the handle should go.
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Use magic water and a serrated rib to scratch to attach the lug.
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Use a hand inside the cup to support pressing on the lug.
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Pulling the tapered shape. Work over a water bucket. Wear a wrist band to avoid drips down your arm.
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Hold the cup up at eye level and evaluate the handle thickness. Look from multiple angles.
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Adjusting as you go makes the mug look better. Use your fingers to make a texture on the handle.
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Use your fingers to attach the base of the handle. She’s making it look really easy!!
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Use a soft wet sponge to tidy up any tool marks or slip. Don’t use too much water.
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Adjust the handle shape now that it is attached.
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The more you practice the better you get!
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Thanks again Islesford Pottery for sharing your tips!! We appreciate you!
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