Ceramic - Pottery Dictionary

by Susan Mussi

CYLINDERS - Throwing in pottery.

ca: CILINDRES - Tornejats en ceràmica.

es: CILINDROS - Torneados en cerámica

The cylinder is the basic form for throwing jars, it is the same process for them all when working with a wheel, they must be, knead well, centered and formed upwards.
It is important when turning a cylinder that the walls have the same thickness, this is achieved by repeatedly stretching them upwards vertically.

Note: These are links to all the sections on throwing in alphabetical order.
Bowl Throwing / Cylinder Throwing / Jars Throwing / Lids (c) Throwing / Lids (d) Throwing Cones / Lids Knobs (f) Attached / Plate Throwing / Stack – Throwing / Teapot (a) Body / Throwing – with a tube