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Hand Building Techniques

Pottery can be created without the use of a potter's wheel. Explore the ways to produce pottery by hand using simple tools or by using just the hands and fingers.
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Basic Hand Building Techniques
Before potters had the wheel, they were creating spectacular pots and clay forms. Using clay, their hands, and a minimum of tools they brought function and artistry together. Below are the three most common forms of producing hand built pots.

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