Throwing a 17″ Bowl

I have a custom order for a 15″ bowl… which means make it 17″.  It’s bigger than you would think!  It ended up being 10lbs of clay.Setting the split rimLucy making a 17" bowl

After I made the split rim… I’m now stretching it out and finishing it off with one of those great Sherrill ribs.

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3 thoughts on “Throwing a 17″ Bowl

  1. that’s getting up there… i’m always surprised even when it gets up to around 14 inches how big it seems

  2. I know… 14″ is definately big enough! It’s just another whole level… getting it that big. I usually don’t make bowls that large, they don’t sell as well as a 12″ size.

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