How to open up on a wheel: Throwing on a pottery wheel part 4

In this video, Seattle Pottery Supply's Tyler Didier shows how to open up your pot on a pottery wheel—an important step in making a vessel on the wheel.

Although Tyler's using our Dove Porcelain in this demo, he recommends that beginners use a stoneware clay body like our Sea Mix 5 when they are first getting started. He's using a Shimpo Aspire Table Top Potter's Wheel.

Pottery Beginner Basics: How to Open Up on a Wheel (Throwing Step 4)