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How To : Make ceramic plates and platters

Ceramic plates and platters are simple projects that anyone can master. Learn how to create your own ceramic plates and platters with this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 8 - How to Make ceramic plates and platters. Make ceramic plates and platters - Part 2 of 8. Click t ...more

How To : Make a ceramic slab plate

In this video, we learn how to make a ceramic slab plate. First, roll out the ceramic. After this, place the clay on butcher or newspaper and smooth it out with a plastic card. Repeat this on the other side. Next, use a paper template to help cut your design or use a circular ...more

How To : Make a curved cut in ceramic tile

If you lay tile it is rare to do a job and not have to cut a curved piece of tile. If you do have to cut a curved piece there are two ways to do it. First, you have to draw outline of the cut that you need to make on the tile itself and mark the part you are going to remove wi ...more

How To : Make a miniature ceramics mold using resin

This video demonstrates how to make a miniature ceramics mold using resin. The object being made is a small saucepan for a doll house. A product called "AMAZING Mold Putty" is used. It is non toxic and can even be used for food. It comes in two tubes. One is yellow and one is ...more

How To : Make a ceramic teapot

Ceramic teapots have several small elements that are assembled together to form a functioning vessel. Learn how to create your very own teapot out of clay with this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 24 - How to Make a ceramic teapot. Make a ceramic teapot - Part 2 of 24. C ...more

How To : Make ceramic cups and handles

Ceramic cups can have different types of handles, depending on their function or style. Learn about cup making and three pottery handle types in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Make ceramic cups and handles. Make ceramic cups and handles - Part 2 of 17. ...more

How To : Make ceramic flower pots

In this video series, our expert potter will demonstrate how to make ceramic flower pots and vases. You will get easy to follow step-by-step instructions on how to wedge and prepare clay, and how to throw a variety of flower pots on the pottery wheel. You will also get tips an ...more

How To : Make ceramic mugs

The potter's wheel is a great tool for making clay pots including ceramic mugs. Learn how to make ceramic mugs using the potter's wheel in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make ceramic mugs. Make ceramic mugs - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on ex ...more

How To : Make a ceramic flower pot

Ceramic flower pots are perfectly shaped to hang on a wall or sit on a shelf. Learn how to making your own ceramic flower pot in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Make a ceramic flower pot. Make a ceramic flower pot - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch t ...more

How To : Make a ceramic pinch mask

Check out these great videos to learn how to make a ceramic pinch mask. The second eye is made by using porcelain for the white of the eye and black-mountain for the pupil. The head itself is Maya red clay. They are all high-fire cone 10 clay. All the parts are plastic clay, f ...more

How To : Make a ceramic lantern

A ceramic lantern is a great project for beginning potters. Learn how to make a lantern with tips from a master potter in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 8 - How to Make a ceramic lantern. Make a ceramic lantern - Part 2 of 8. Click through to watch this video on ex ...more

How To : Make a ceramic charger plate

Handmade ceramic charger plates are functional pieces that can also be quite decorative and unique. Find out how to make your own charger plate with this free instructional ceramics video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a ceramic charger plate. Make a ceramic charger plate ...more

How To : Make a ceramic bowl set

A matching set of ceramic bowls makes a great gift. Learn how to make a ceramic bowl set with this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 20 - How to Make a ceramic bowl set. Make a ceramic bowl set - Part 2 of 20. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a c ...more

How To : Make ceramic pottery start to finish

This comprehensive pottery sequence from Watchmojo.com will show you the basic steps of making pottery. You will be guided through the basic pottery making processes of wedging, prep, shaping, removing, firing, and glazing. Part 1 of 7 - How to Make ceramic pottery start to fi ...more

How To : Make a tall ceramic planter

Tall ceramic planters are perfectly shaped to hold a large sized plant on your front porch or in your garden. Learn how to make your own ceramic planter in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 10 - How to Make a tall ceramic planter. Make a tall ceramic planter - Part 2 ...more

How To : Make ceramic domed toad homes

Ceramic domed toad homes are wonderful accents to any garden that also provide a dark retreat for garden friendly toads. Learn how to create these Part 1 of 10 - How to Make ceramic domed toad homes. Make ceramic domed toad homes - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this vid ...more

How To : Make and mix glazes for ceramic pottery

This video ceramic design tutorial offers a very basic introduction to ceramic pottery glazes and glaze mixing methods. Glazes are a glass paint that are applied onto a piece of pottery to provide a beautiful finish, color, and shine to the ceramic project. Learn how to make a ...more

How To : Make a ceramic plate

Ceramic plates thrown on the potter's wheel are simple projects anyone can learn. Find out how to start throwing plates with expert tips in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make a ceramic plate. Make a ceramic plate - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch ...more

How To : Make ceramic beer steins

Ceramic beer steins are a creative and festive way to practice your pottery skills. Learn how to create your very own beer stein in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 19 - How to Make ceramic beer steins. Make ceramic beer steins - Part 2 of 19. Click through to watch ...more

How To : Make ceramic plates

Make a ceramic plate through the process of throwing clay. Learn about throwing a plate from an artist in this free ceramics and pottery video series. Part 1 of 12 - How to Make ceramic plates. Make ceramic plates - Part 2 of 12. Click through to watch this video on expertvill ...more

How To : Make a ceramic cylinder

Ceramic cylinders make the foundation for many other pottery forms. Learn how to throw a cylinder shape on the potter's wheel with this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make a ceramic cylinder. Make a ceramic cylinder - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch thi ...more

How To : Make a ceramic covered jar

Making a ceramic covered jar requires precise measurements for a properly fitting lid. Learn how to throw a covered jar on the potter's wheel with this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make a ceramic covered jar. Make a ceramic covered jar - Part 2 of 16. Clic ...more

How To : Make a large ceramic platter

Large ceramic platters require a large amount of clay on the potter's wheel. Learn how to create your own ceramic platter with this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make a large ceramic platter. Make a large ceramic platter - Part 2 of 16. Click through to wat ...more

How To : Make ceramic lidded vessels

Watch this ceramics tutorial video to learn how to make smaller lidded vessels with your pottery wheel. Throw the lid first because it's easier to make the pot fit the lid than the other way around. The detailed instructions in this helpful how-to video will allow intermediate ...more

How To : Make ceramic bottles with spouts

Ceramic bottles with spouts can hold cooking liquids such as oils and sauces. Learn how to create handmade spouted bottles with this free instructional ceramics video series. Part 1 of 24 - How to Make ceramic bottles with spouts. Make ceramic bottles with spouts - Part 2 of 2 ...more

How To : Make a ceramic teapot lid with a face

Check out these videos to watch how to make a teapot lid with a sculpted head and face out of clay. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a ceramic teapot lid with a face. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a ceramic teapot lid with a face.

How To : Make ceramic candlestick holders

Ceramic candlestick holders are unique and easy to make. Learn how to create your own with simple potter's wheel techniques in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 6 - How to Make ceramic candlestick holders. Make ceramic candlestick holders - Part 2 of 6. Click through ...more

How To : Make a ceramic casserole dish

Wedging clay on the pottery wheel should knock out all the air bubbles. See how to wedge potter's clay for throwing a casserole dish on the pottery wheel in this free ceramics video. Part 1 of 11 - How to Make a ceramic casserole dish. Make a ceramic casserole dish - Part 2 of ...more

How To : Make a ceramic jar with household items & a hammer

In this video, learn how to turn an old broken plate into a beautiful new, ceramic jar! This project will cost you next to nothing and only requires things you already have around your home. Check out this clip and create a very cool, fractured ceramic vase that can be used fo ...more

How To : Make ceramic platters

Ceramic platters make great gifts that open the doors to creativity. Learn how to make a ceramic platter with tips from a master potter in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make ceramic platters. Make ceramic platters - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch ...more

How To : Make ceramic handles for hanging wall vases

Simon Leach is in the house, or rather on his deck, teaching us how to fashion and then attach handles to ceramic hanging wall vases he threw previously. If you make pottery, and want to attach your ceramic works to your wall, this video will show you how to do it.

How To : Make ceramic bowls

Make a ceramic bowl through the process of throwing clay. Learn about throwing a bowl from an artist in this free ceramics and pottery video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Make ceramic bowls. Make ceramic bowls - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage. ...more

How To : Make a ceramic water bowl & candlestick holders

A ceramic water bowl with candlestick holders is a unique centerpiece that incorporates both water and fire. Learn how to make your own candlestick bowl combo with this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 12 - How to Make a ceramic water bowl & candlestick holders. Make a ce ...more

How To : Makeceramic beads

This is an informative short video about the art of Making Beads from ceramic clay. These ceramic beads are fragile and beautiful.

How To : Make a teapot in ceramics

Simon Leach teaches us how to make a teapot in ceramics in this video. After you have created the basic pot for the tea, you will need to poke several small holes into the side of it where it will be poured. After this, you will need to create the spout and mark where it's goi ...more

How To : Make a Fire Snake from Sugar & Baking Soda

A fire snake, also referred to as a black snake or sugar snake, is a classic science experiment you can do right in your own kitchen using a baking soda and sugar mixture and a fuel to ignite the reaction. When the baking soda gets hot, it makes carbon dioxide gas. The pressu ...more

DIY Blacksmithing : Forge Your Own Steel at Home!

Metal is a great material to work with. It's rigid, tough, malleable and conductive, but sometimes the part we need doesn't exist in any store. In order to create custom pieces, you need to either melt the metal and cast it in a mold, or heat it until it's soft enough to shape ...more

News : Installing Laminate Tile Over Ceramic Tile

I'm starting a laminate tile installation next Thursday. I thought I will show what is involved from start to finish. It's going in a kitchen and two bathrooms. There is ceramic tile in these rooms now and I'm installing the laminate tile right over the ceramic tile. The probl ...more

How To : Install a mortar shower pan

Mark Donovan is remodeling a ceramic tile shower, and shows how to install a mortar shower pan. First consider the framing of the shower. Plywood, 2x4's and 2x6's provide a good foundation for the weight of the tile. Then remove the cover from the drain. Use duct tape to cover ...more

How To : Light a match without a matchbook cover

When your matchbook cover is shot, you can still get a light from a match. Learn how to light a match on the bottom of a coffee mug. Fun survival skills when you have a match and no cover - the ceramic of the mug provides the friction necessary to light a match.

How To : Generate Electricity From Kinetic Energy

Piezoelectric Energy In this article, I'll show you how to make a small, wallet-sized device that generates electricity from kinetic energy. The concept is simple: Piezoelectricity is the charge that is produced when certain solid materials (commonly ceramic and crystal) in r ...more

Whisking : We're All Doing It Wrong

Whisking liquids seems somehow quaint, especially since there are good, cheap devices out there like immersion blenders and hand mixers that can whip cream, turn egg whites into meringue, and mix batters for you. However, I still love my whisk and use it often, and here's why ...more

Better Than Brita : Water Filters with No Plastic Parts

I used a plastic water filter for years. Who wouldn't? It cuts down on buying bottled water, which, as it turns out, is pretty much the same as unfiltered tap water. Plus, bottled water is terrible for the environment and your wallet, too. Water that costs only pennies a day a ...more

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