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wanted: new giffin grip, tony winchester

updated tue 24 sep 02


Tony Ferguson on mon 23 sep 02

I just hosted a Tony Winchester workshop that was incredible to put it
lightly. This guy is a dynamo on the wheel and the way he alters shapes--I
have never seen anyone do the things he does on the wheel. He was awesome!
He takes some of his functional forms and turns them into beautiful, well
executed scultpure. I watched as people literally dropped their mouths at
various times during the two day demonstration as he pushed and pulled clay
with ease and joy.

I was blown away by his use of the giffin grip (which I must confess I
thought was silly). What a trimming tool! If anyone has a newer giffin
grip for sale, please contact me at:

Thank you.

Tony Ferguson
Stoneware, Porcelain, Raku
315 N. Lake Ave
Apt 312
Duluth, MN 55806