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Bailey Pottery Equipment
Celebrating 25 years of excellence in the pottery field ... Bailey Pottery Equipment is the outgrowth of two professional potters, Jim Bailey and Anne Shattuck Bailey. Visit their Web site to see the online catalog.
 
BigCeramicStore.com
Your online ceramic store with an easy-to-use, award-winning Web site that includes clay, glazes, chemicals, kilns, extruders, wheels, tools, and everything else you need. Highlights of the site: Tip of the Week, Potter's Studios, Kiln Timesharing, Instructors and Workshops, links, and information.
 
Carolina Clay Connection

Full-service pottery supplier featuring clays by Standard, Highwater and Laguna; kilns, glazes, chemicals and equipment. School orders welcome!

 

Clay Art Center
One of the largest online pottery supply stores, with over 700 pages and 15,000 order buttons, offering all your pottery supply needs and state-of-the-art credit card protection with fraud investigation and insurance. They provide a wealth of information on all products including clay, glaze, materials, kilns, wheels, tools, and much more. They are always adding to and improving the site for your ease of use and peace of mind.

 
Clayworks Supplies, Inc.
Featuring a full line of clay, glazes, tools, equipment, and books. Their delivery truck serves Maryland, Delaware, Northern Virginia, Southern Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC.
 
Euclid's Elements

Quality, low-priced elements for any kiln.

 
Evenheat Kilns

Evenheat kilns are designed and built like no other—visit the Website to learn more about these quality kilns and design ideas. You'll like what you see!

 
Fulwood Measure
The perfect tool for same-size production pottery. A unique hinged pointer measures height and diameter of the pot and moves out of the way when not in use. With the Fulwood Measure, you can get it right every time! www.kissimmeeriverpottery.com
 
Giffin Tec

The Giffin Grip quickly snaps on and off your wheel. It halves the time previously spent in trimming and makes practical trimming shapes that would otherwise have been left untrimmed. Visit the Web site for information.

 
Graber's Pottery
Visit www.graberspottery.com to see what great results happen when you use the original Steve Tool! The Steve Tool is a texture application tool. It is a re-invention of the wheel designed specifically for clay. It doesn’t clog easy, so you get lots of raw texture! Use the tool to apply texture to thrown pottery or handbuilt work. 
 
Great Lakes Clay & Supply Co.
Home of the Glaze-eze underglaze marker; Wax-eze wax resist marker; Versa-bat system, plus various other pottery supplies and equipment.
 
Herring Designs

SlabMat supplier. Secure e-commerce site serving artists and art lovers. Site also offers a professional artist gallery and free online classified advertising.

 
Highwater Clays
Resource for ceramic supplies and equipment: clays (earthenware, mid-range, high-fire and porcelain), brushes, books, and cool tools!
 
Japan Pottery Tools

Located in San Fransisco, CA, Japan Pottery Tools is a group of people who love to play with clay. Check out these traditional Japanese pottery and ceramic tools at www.japanpotterytools.com.

 
Kentucky Mudworks
Expand your palette with 12 new Mudworks cone 6 glazes! Fall glaze sale features a 25% discount on all colors of glaze through the month of October. Also featuring new "dirty girls" tools and new Web site premiering in October! Visit www.kentuckymudworks.com.
 
The Kiln Doctor
Sales, service, and repairs to electric kilns, kiln venting systems, pottery wheels, pug mills, slab rollers, equipment consulting, assembly, operating instructions, and more ... serving Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland.
 
L & L Kilns

Manufacturer for more than 56 years of ceramic pottery kilns, featuring exclusive "Dyna Glow" Ceramic Element Holders to help improve element and brick life. L&L makes Easy-Fire and Jupiter Polygonal Kilns, DaVinci Square and Rectangular sectional kilns and the new Easy-Load front loading kilns. The L&L Web site also offers information on buying a new kiln, specifications, prices and extensive troubleshooting information.

 
Laguna Clay Company

Get inspired, show your work, join the conversation and find your local Laguna distributor by visiting www.Lagunaclay.com/blogs/  We offer clay,  glaze, bats, gas kilns, raku kilns, spray booths, Pacifica Potters wheels, Thorley  Refractory’s,  Lockerbie Kick Wheels, and Bellar Vertical Slab Roller –all manufactured in America by Americans.  Access a full line of plaster products or increase your productivity by taking our Mold Master Class.  See us for the largest selection of raw materials, stains and oxides, pottery supplies,  sculpture supplies, glass batch and a full selection of name brand pottery tools and equipment.

 
Master Kiln Builders
Offering kiln design and construction with 20 years experience for an affordable, safe, custom kiln built on your site. Car, Soda/Salt, Stoneware, and Wood kiln construction available. Call Donovan Palmquist at (612) 789-1056.
 
MKM Pottery Tools

Maker of a wide variety of tools for the ceramic artist, ranging from stamps for unique impressions in clay to basic and advanced tools for wheel-throwing, sculpting, and more.www.mkmpotterytools.com

 
Olympic Kilns
Manufacturer of electric and gas kilns. Sizes range from 1.5 cubic feet to 53 cubic feet interior firing chamber. Custom-made kilns available.
 
Paragon Industries
Their kilns have been used in artists' studios for 50 years and are known for innovation, quality, and durability. With kilns for ceramics, heat treating, and glass fusing, they make kilns for the most specialized of needs and now offer custom-made furnaces and kilns for many industries.
 
PCF Studios
Philippe Faraut offers sculpting classes, videos, books, and seminars based on his education and training as a sculptor.
 
Peter Pugger

Peter Pugger is known worldwide as the manufacturer of the original clay mixer with pugmill output. These Pugger-Mixers also vacuum deair, have variable speed capability and are equipped with "intellectual technology". This feature allows real-time monitoring of the clay consistency as it is being processed in the machine. Ideal for the classroom or studio, the Peter Pugger can reclaim scrap, warm up a bag of clay, blend clay bodies, and has the fastest cycle times on the market.

 
Skutt Ceramic Products
For more than 45 years, a leading manufacturer of electric kilns, controllers, and venting systems for use by the hobby and industrial markets. From their KS manual kiln line to their KM automatic kilns to their "new" Kiln Master Zone Control electronic kilns, Skutt offers an extensive line of kiln products to meet a wide variety of needs.
 
Soldner Clay Mixers by Muddy Elbow Manufacturing
Soldner Clay mixers are still being manufactured with the same quality of construction that has developed the solid reputation for performance over the past 36 years.
 
vangilderpottery.com
Visit Bill van Gilder's new Website offering pots, tools, brushes, DVDs, kiln plans, recipes, and upcoming workshops.
 
Ward Burner Systems
A complete source for raku burners, raku kilns, power burners, Venturi burners, protective clothes and gloves, plus brick and fiber. They also stock safety valves, pyrometers, thermocouples ... just about any kind of part for gas kilns and burners.
 
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