Tired of wedging clay or centering?

Food prep is a bigger market, but hopefully soon for ceramics.

It's fun to cook and drive, but also fun sometimes to let the Auto-Cuisinier and Self-Drive to take over - more time with your guests.

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Comment by Erik Evans on June 4, 2017 at 3:53pm
If all this thing did was wedge clay, I would probably watch it for hours! If it went on to center clay and throw a "perfect" pot, I'd probably just want to give up altogether. At first, I dismissed this as a mere curiosity. Your comments, however, raise some compelling issues. Good share.
Comment by Norm Stuart on May 23, 2017 at 9:41pm

Tired of wedging clay and centering?

Food prep is a bigger market, but hopefully soon for ceramics.

It's fun to cook and drive, but also fun sometimes to let the Auto-Cuisinier and Self-Drive to take over - more time with your guests.

Give the auto-potter your artistic direction, just as artists do now when they visit the ceramic fabrication city of Jingdezhen.

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