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Ceramics: Hand Building

Basics of Hand Building using Coils, Slabs, Pinch and Carving

  • 2 hours
  • 45 US dollars
  • Mankato Makerspace

Service Description

This class will focus on the basics of Hand Building.. making Functional and Sculptural work using Coils, Slabs, Pinch and Decorative Carving NOTE: to make a finished project you must sign up and take trimming/glazing class within 2 weeks of this lesson. 2ndNOTE: you may take this class as many times as you would like. Each session we will continue to develop skills and techniques. It’s time to have fun getting down and dirty with some clay. Make sure you wear old clothes, close toe shoes and if you have long hair throw it up for the night. We have all been cooped up during these strange and stressful times. Many of us are trying to find fun and safe activities to do with friends and family to help us reconnect after being apart for so long. Rest assured that the Makerspace staff are doing their best to keep this a safe environment with extra cleaning and safety protocols. High traffic surfaces are wiped down with disinfectant, but please help us out by following these protocols: If you have been feeling sick please communicate with the instructor to postpone or reschedule. Open communication is Key! Sanitize your hands and Sign in when you arrive, Wear your masks if you wish to do so, Have A Blast During Class, Wash your hands periodically, Sign out before you leave. if you are a Current Mankato Makerspace Member use Coupon Code MEMBER DISCOUNT to get $5 off your ticket Your Instructor for this class will be Dustin Swiers. If you need to get ahold of him to schedule/ reschedule a class, ask him a question or advice about a project, or commission him to make something for you please contact him here: Dustin Swiers: 507-273-0745

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Must cancel or reschedule at least 2 hours before the class. To Reschedule or Cancel please do so Via our website By logging in to your account (or create an account using the email address which you put when signing up for the class) go to MY BOOKINGS and from there you can select the class and you can reschedule or cancel. Some classes are one time only and so will need to cancel. side note: please, consider your instructor and their time. many instructors prep for their class for hours to have things ready for you and some travel from a great distances as well.

Contact Details

  • 1700 3rd Ave, Mankato, MN, USA

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