WHEEL LESSONS


For ages 10 years old and up


$150 per person for 4 weeks - one hour lesson per week


Lessons are scheduled once a week for an hour during regular business hours.

You can pick the day and time that works best for your schedule.

Call us to confirm availability  (732)251-5112

Beginner pottery wheel students will work one-on -one with our potter to learn the basics

  • Wedging the clay to prepare it for the wheel
  • Centering the clay on the pottery wheel
  • Opening up the clay and creating a floor
  • Pulling up the walls of the clay
  • Shaping your piece
  • Trimming your piece
  • Glazing your bisque piece


As students advance in their skill, more involved pottery techniques will be added to their learning

  • Adding handles
  • Making lids
  • Making  plates
  • Altered shapes


Clay, tools, glazes and firing are included in your tuition.

Students are responsible for cleaning the wheel and tools at the end of their lesson.

Just bring your creativity and eagerness to learn!

Two-Visit Pottery Wheel Experience



$45 per person during regular business hours

$50 per person after hours

A sample of what it is like to throw clay on the pottery wheel

Participants will have the option of making a small bowl, small vase or small plate with the help of our potter.
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Pieces must then be allowed to dry out and be fired in our kiln before you return to paint them. This usually  takes about a week.


During your second visit you will paint your piece choosing from a full selection of glaze colors.


Glazed pieces will then have to be re-fired in our kiln. Your piece will be available for pick up about a week after your glazing session.

One -Visit Pottery Wheel Experience


$35  per person during regular business hours

$40 per person after hours


A sample of what it is like to throw clay on a pottery wheel

Each participant will have the option of making a small bowl, small vase or small plate with the help of our potter.


Your piece will be painted the same day using engobes - a colored liquid clay available in limited colors.


Once dry your piece will be fired in our kiln.
Finished pieces will be available for you to pick up  about  one week after your visit.

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POTTERY WHEEL EXPERIENCES
Have you ever wanted to experience throwing a piece of clay on a pottery wheel?


Our Pottery Wheel Experience is designed to do just that.

It is an inexpensive alternative to signing up for a full block of lessons.

The Pottery Wheel Experience is  a great way for families, friends, couples and groups to spend some time together!

Reservations are required to guarantee a specific date and time.

Walk-ins are welcome but we cannot guarantee you will not have to wait as our Pottery Wheel Experiences are a very popular option!


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Studio Hours
Monday – Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 3pm
Sunday: Closed

290 Main Street
Spotswood, NJ 08884

732-251-5112

theclaypotnj@gmail.com