Carving the Raku Cauldron's Feet

Carving the feet Preparing to add appendages


When the clay stiffens, the feet are carved out. When the feet are stiff enough to support the weight of the pot, it is turned right side up in order to add the bird-shaped appendages to the rim of the pot.

  Forming the Cauldron's Base    Adding the Cauldron's Appendages