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Intro Workshop: Wheel

at La Mano Pottery - Chelsea

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Chelsea, Manhattan
110 W 26th St
Btwn 6th & 7th Avenues
New York, New York 10001
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 6

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this pottery wheel class:

Learn classic wheel throwing techniques used to make teapots, vases, coffee mugs, and practically any functional and sculptural works you can can imagine in a supportive, friendly environment.

This "trial" class is a hands-on intensive wheel class taught by the school's expert instructors.

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Q: Can I take what I make home? 
A: No, students are not able to keep their pieces. Since the process is much wetter and wheel throwing requires a secondary step, called trimming, to keep the pieces from cracking, we can't accommodate that for our Intro classes.

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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows: 

Cancellations made 3 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider   

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Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

You must cancel at least 7 days before the course start date in order to receive a full refund. If the cancellation is made less than 7 days before the start date, half of the course fee will be forfeited and half will be held as credit to your account for future registrations (expires after 6 months). No refunds/credits once a course/workshop has begun.

For Sunday One Day Workshops, no refunds or rescheduling less than 3 days before a workshop start date. No refunds/credits will be given once a workshop has happened.

The $50 materials fee is non-refundable in 8-week session classes. This policy does not apply to Intro classes

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Question from Michele P.
Its just one session?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Michele, yes this is a one-session class.
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Question from Sharon M.
Do they still offer the option to keep your piece for an extra charge?
Answer from Peggy C. Verified Educator
The option to keep a piece is only offered for Intro hand-building workshops. The technique taught for hand building involves slabs which are drier and sturdier so it's possible to fire these pieces. The Intro wheel workshops show students centering and throwing a basic form on the potter's wheel. This produces a very wet piece. In wheel throwing there is a second step before firing called trimming. It is not possible to trim the same day that a piece is made as the pieces are too wet and weak.
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Reviews of Classes at La Mano Pottery (131)

(131 Reviews)
Intro Workshop: Wheel
Reviewed by Anonymous on 2/23/2020
Pottery wheel throwing class was just okay.
Intro Workshop: Wheel
Reviewed by Leslie H. on 1/26/2020
A “jump right into it” workshop that allows you to immediately get your hands dirty and learn by doing. It was a great, fun introduction!
Intro Workshop: Wheel
Reviewed by ZEYNEP M. on 11/16/2019
Great class!! Barbara is not just fun also very good teacher!
Intro Workshop: Wheel
Reviewed by Mel E. on 10/6/2019
Great place, & super-friendly instructor!
Intro Workshop: Wheel
Reviewed by Marlo B. on 10/1/2019
The teacher was fantastic and enthusiastic! Loved the class! Can’t wait to further explore the world of pottery!
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School: La Mano Pottery

La Mano Pottery

La Mano Pottery is a full service ceramic studio located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. Opened in 1998, La Mano provides a welcoming studio environment for beginners and experienced potters. Here, everyone can relax, learn, and enhance their creativity while working with clay.

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