Tag Archives: raising

New Vessel in the Works

Remember that piece I had the sketch for last week? I’ve been hammering away getting the base shape done. It’s all raised and now I just need to shore up the shape and decide on planishing (probably) or not and … Continue reading

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Raising Away

I started another raising project last weekend. I always forget how physically difficult this process is. I had an idea while I was making the last teapot that I decided to work on and it involves flat raising a nice … Continue reading

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In Progress: Teapot Rising

When we last left our brave teapot, it looked like this: I had to do it. I cut the original 12″ disk down to a 9″ diameter. It just was too large to anneal and I couldn’t hold on to … Continue reading

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