What weight of clay should be used to throw various size bowls: 10" bowl, 9" bowl, 7" bowl; assuming the height is all about 5"?

by Barbara
(Lewisville, NC)

Question: I have been asked to make a set of nesting bowls. I would like some idea of how much clay is needed when trowing various size bowls.

Answer: That is a great question and Lakeside Pottery has a really slick chart that gives you their recommendations for how much clay to use for a huge variety of projects from bowls to teapots. Here's the link:

http://www.lakesidepottery.com/HTML%20Text/Tips/amount-of-clay-per-pottery-ware.htm

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