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really inspiring video

updated sun 30 sep 07


=?iso-8859-1?Q?Tig_Dupr=E9?= on fri 28 sep 07

In less than 5 minutes, this Japanese potter makes a teabowl=20
and teapot. It's all thrown off the hump, but the fascinating=20
part is the way he shapes the clay.


Tig Dupre
in Port Orchard, Washington, USA

John Sankey on sat 29 sep 07

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Lee Love on sat 29 sep 07

On 9/28/07, Tig Dupr=E9 wrote:


Notice he didn't use a splash pan and got no mud on his clothes?
Lee in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

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Lynne and Bruce Girrell on sat 29 sep 07

Tig Dupre wrote:

>In less than 5 minutes, this Japanese potter makes a teabowl and teapot.

I'm guessing that this isn't the first time he's done this.
Didn't even measure the lid
And his shirt didn't get dirty either.

Bruce Girrell
and up to now I was feeling pretty good about how the pots were coming off
the wheel today