I saw a video of a potter smashing a mug that was defective. This made me wonder what other potters do with a fired piece that failed. Other than smash 'em up cool videos, are there any good practices or ideas?
Gotta tell 'em goodbye. Have enough ghosts in my life without being haunted by dead clay thingees.
But wait...if the piece is merely disabled, should I perhaps look upon it as one would a person with certain conditions that are not the most desirable to have? Should I be asking Self, "Is it just "differently-abled"? Does it not have a right to live? Might it not thrive in the right environment, in the right home (maybe with the in-laws)? I look over my table that is full of fired-up "almo