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Hobbies - Pottery

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Hobbies - Pottery

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Warman's American Pottery & Porcelain 2nd Edition, Bagdade, Susan & Al Bagdade
1 Bagdade, Susan & Al Bagdade Warman's American Pottery & Porcelain 2nd Edition
Krause Publications 2000 0873418220 / 9780873418225 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in very good condition. Sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and tight, a little edgewear/scuffing to laminate on cover. Illustrated in colour & b/w. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages; The only book of its kind, Warmans American Pottery and Porcelain profiles nearly 150 potteries and their wares, categorized by art pottery, dinnerware, general, and utilitarian. Potteries are arranged alphabetically and each includes a history, dates of operation, references, museums and up-to-the-minute pricesnearly 12,000 new listings in all. More than 200 black and white photos and 260 manufacturers marks take the guesswork out of identifying pieces from American potteries. From the authors of Warmans English Continental Pottery and Porcelain, this new edition features new categories including, advertising and souvenir pieces, American Bisque Co. , Autumn Leaf, Sascha Brastoff, Camark, Kay Finch and Morton Pottery. Featured art potteries include Arequipa, Roseville, Van Briggle; dinnerware manufacturers such as Knowles, Laughlin and Metlox; and general manufacturers such as Abingdon, Frankoma, and Vernon Kilns. Nearly 12,000 price listings. [775] 
Price: 11.95 USD
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THE COMPLETE POTTER'S COMPANION, Birks, Tony
2 Birks, Tony THE COMPLETE POTTER'S COMPANION
Little, Brown & Company 1993 0821220144 / 9780821220146 First Edition Softcover Good 
Ex-library book, but still in good, readable condition. Laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Interior is clean other than light soiling inside covers, all pages intact. Cover has some wear to laminate edges and spine tears to spine ends, moderate soiling/staining to outer edge of pages. Profusely illustrated in colour. "Revised and updated, this classic potter's volume explains everything from preparation through firing, with stops along the way for detailed coverage of working on the wheel; coiled, slab, and pinch pots; mold making; slip casting; and glazing and decorating...." (840) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Throwing pots, Phil Rogers
3 Phil Rogers Throwing pots
London A. & C. Black 2001 0812217578 / 9780812217575 Softcover Very Good 
2001 reprint. Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, slight soiling to outer edge of pages. Cover has light wear to corners and light soiling to spine area. Colour & b/w illustrations. ; Ceramics Handbooks; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Throwing is a skill that many potters seek to master. In this book, Phil Rogers takes the reader through the basic principles and with the help of step-by-step illustrations, he demonstrates how to make a wide range of pots, from the simple bowl to the more complex forms of teapots and jugs, including lids and spouts. He also discusses the aesthetics of pottery, encouraging reader to assess design and develop a personal style, as well as recommending places to see examples of fine hand thrown pottery. (325os,0514) 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Encyclopedia of Sculpting Techniques -  A Comprehensive Visual Guide to Traditional and Contemporary Techniques, Plowman, John
4 Plowman, John The Encyclopedia of Sculpting Techniques - A Comprehensive Visual Guide to Traditional and Contemporary Techniques
Sterling 2003 1402703945 / 9781402703942 First Edition Softcover Good 
Ex-library book, but still in good condition - usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, light soiling to outer edge of pages. Cover is scuffed with light wear to edges/corners. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 176 pages; Cast and carve, weld and mold, model and rivet: whichever method you choose, sculpting is intense and rewarding. From assemblage to brazing, more than 30 techniques unfold in these beautifully illustrated pages. The pleasure begins with a chart of possible materials: the large menu of imaginative options includes clay, plaster, wood, stone, and papier mâché, as well as more unusual suggestions like aerated concrete block, rubber, and found objects. Create an armature for producing a life figure. Form a bird from such surprising items as plastic coat hangers, felt-tip pen caps, and a threaded steel rod. Form a steel fish by melting metal with an acetylene torch and welding pieces together. Finish off by coloring, make repairs when something goes wrong as you work, and find inspiration in photos of magnificent pieces, all arranged by theme. You'll build a solid foundation for your sculpture-making skills. (610) 
Price: 8.95 USD
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Stained Glass and Ceramics, Yvonne Rees
5 Yvonne Rees Stained Glass and Ceramics
U. K. Ward Lock Ltd 1996 0706374681 / 9780706374681 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, light soiling to outer edge of pages. Cover has light scuffing. Colour & b/w illustrations. ; Practical Home Restoration; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages; One in a series dealing with techniques for home restoration, this book provides practical information to improve the home, with step-by-step projects and tips on short-cuts. The book also contains descriptions of unusual techniques and antique styles, with ideas for livening up everyday objects, concentrating on ceramics and stained glass. It shows the correct techniques for restoring and repairing items as varied as stained glass windows, ceramic dishes and antique china dolls. (295osl, 0811) 
Price: 6.00 USD
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