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MikeFaul

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About MikeFaul

  • Birthday 09/19/1959

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    http://www.pottersfire.com (Coming Soon)

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    Herndon, Virginia
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    Many... Too Many... Too Little time...

    Functional & Sculptural Ceramics
    Hand Building, Throwing, and Designing

    Surface Design

    Firing to Cone 6 Ceramics

    Multiple glazes on a single form applied with an HVLP spray gun

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  1. Still looking for a production potter, had my latest no show for work today... Wondering why so many people love clay, but don't seem to like working with it professionally?

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    2. glazenerd

      glazenerd

      Mike:

      I went through that alot when I was building houses full time. Part of it is youth (not applicable to all youth) who have no work ethic. In pottery however I think they mistake the production setting for college. Work when they want and how they want. How dare a boss tell them what forms he wants thrown: that rains on their creativity.

    3. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      Making pots is hard work -making other peoples pots is even harder.For me making my own work is more satisfying .You need a person who has yet to have their own setup but who is a focused thrower. Its a hard thing even in the old days. Kids now day well thats another subject .Good luck

    4. GiselleNo5

      GiselleNo5

      I remember when I was a senior in high school I worked at a pizza place. I worked my tail off. Mopped, cleaned, did everything. The delivery drivers stood around and told me to hurry up because they didn't want to have to help out in the kitchen, they wanted to be out making tips which they never ever shared with me. They were all in college and they liked to talk about how they were gonna have a job making $50 an hour when they graduated and how this job was stupid. With that work e...

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