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Ceramics Facilities

Ceramics students have 12,000 square feet of studio space as well as throwing and handbuilding classrooms. Juniors, seniors, and graduate students have individual studio space. Facilities include clay room, glaze room, plaster room, gas and electric kilns, a wood kiln, pottery wheels, and more.

Ceramics facilities details

Individual studio space for juniors and seniors; twelve 250-square foot individual studios for graduate students.

Throwing classroom

Handbuilding classroom

Photo credit: Ariana Leo

Photo credit: Ariana Leo

Clay room with:

  • 2 Clay mixers
  • Pug mill
  • Full stock of raw materials
  • Ventilation system

Glaze room with:

  • Stocked materials bins
  • Spray booth
  • Stainless steel worktables
  • Scales
  • Test kilns
  • Ventilation system

Plaster room with:

  • Coddle boards
  • Metal flashing
  • 2 Slip mixers
  • Marble countertops
  • 2.5 Ton hydraulic ram press
  • Compressed air hose
  • Ventilation system

7 Gas kilns

  • 16-cubic foot Alpine
  • 30-cubic foot Alpine
  • 50-cubic foot Alpine
  • 82-cubic foot Shuttle Geil
  • 40-cubic foot Catenary arch
  • 24-cubic foot Sprung arch test kiln
  • 30-cubic foot Salt/soda kiln

10 electric kilns

  • 3 Skutt 818
  • 4 Skutt 1227
  • Skutt 1027
  • 28-cubic foot Fredrickson shuttle kiln
  • 14-cubic foot Fredrickson front loader

Small fast-fire woodkiln on the Dartmouth campus


Tile saw


More than 40 pottery wheels

3 Slab rollers

3 Extruders

Ball mill

Assorted hand tools

Photo room

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