A really old work horse a (SKUTT WHEEL)
by Mark Anderton
(Franklin PA USA)
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?