potters' ribs

A tool of wood, metal or other material that has a curved edge similar to a rib's in shape. Used to help shape and smooth pieces during throwing or building with clay. You can also make or buy profile ribs (below) that have notched edges in order to create decorative rims, etc.

potters' profile ribs

time well spent

closeup view Jack Troy cup, links to Jack Troy artist page

time to explore

link to newest page of ceramic artist links, including link to Scott Parady, pictured

time flies

Link to monthly image blog