Monthly Archives: July 2009

The Sound of 2000°

Clayworks is being featured on KUT’s Sonic ID spots. To hear the sound of 2000° go here. Fountain Spouts We completed custom fountain spouts for an Austin client.  Go here to see the results. CLIENT COMMENTS Hello [Clayworks], NOW I … Continue reading

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We’re still here

During these very slow times we’ve noticed that a good deal of our business is coming from old customers.  I suppose when things are shaky, people stick with what they know.  I’ve had this phone call a few times since … Continue reading

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Breezeway Press

“Check out some great indoor and outdoor transitional pieces featured at Clayworks Studio/Gallery,” advises the Austin Statesman’s “Style Matters” section.  “This Austin institution, which has been showcasing the work of local artisans for 30 years, has recently added an entirely … Continue reading

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Bird Baths

I’m making bowls for birdbaths. First I use about 22 lbs of clay to throw the large bowl/platters. Then I decorate them with a dark iron slip. they have to set overnight before I can trim the bottom. On some … Continue reading

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In Production This Week

Clayworks is working on a donor tile fund raising project for Johnson City, TX.  Also we are setting a table with critter tiles left over from a previous job.

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Craftsman style lamps

We got an order for 3 of these craftsman sconces. Two will be glazed black and one will be left the terracotta clay. Angelica can be seen truing the bottom of the lamp so that it will be square. she … Continue reading

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Finishing table

Here is a photo of the table destined to go to West Texas. You will remember Colby did the iron work and we made and set the tiles. These tiles were made from leftover tiles from her kitchen. I think … Continue reading

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Busy day

A web client is interested in an address plaque for a seaside home. Chris laid out some options for her to look at.

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Opening the kiln today

Will be inspecting extra large tiered sconces to see if there will be any problems with pricing on making 14. Normally our largest is 16 ” tall but the client wants them 24″. I’m thinking 22″ will be big enough. … Continue reading

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What we do

It’s all about mud.  As fresh and ancient, as simple and mysterious, as fleeting and eternal as mud.  We shape this most common of materials, embellish it and fire it.  The product includes tile, sconces, murals and more in the … Continue reading