A really old work horse a (SKUTT WHEEL)

by Mark Anderton
(Franklin PA USA)

Early Skutt Wheel ca 1970's

Early Skutt Wheel ca 1970's

I inherited this Skutt wheel from my mother 12 years ago. I recently found an ad for this wheel in a Ceramics Monthly magazine dated 1973.

It runs at the perfect speed, unlike some of the newer wheels that turn way too fast for me. I find them (newer wheels) a little harder to work on even though they do have speed controls.

The max speed of my Skutt wheel is ideal and don't understand why newer wheels need that extra speed?

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Feb 21, 2014
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selling
by: Anonymous

If you ever interested in selling even if its broken please email me at. wess.vic@gmail.com

Apr 07, 2013
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Bats for wheel
by: Sandy

I have this same wheel got it about 25 years ago and it is still running. The pins are at an odd size 10 11/16" on center. where do you get your bats?

Feb 23, 2012
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workhorse
by: Anonymous

I have a skutt wheel I picked up when my school closed the art dept.
it's a great commercial grade wheel with lots of power and great control.
I have the electric wheel with a stand a weighted pedel for control and 5 bats.
Is this wheel worth anthing. I feel that it is better than the new stuff. Just heaver.
thanks mike

Dec 09, 2010
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by: Steve

Thanks for sharing Mark. I know what you mean about the speed control. Sometimes I'll take my foot off the pedal so my wheel will stay at a consistent speed.

Steve

P.S. Your studio looks a lot like mine...except cleaner. Ha, ha.


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