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Try our new mini pottery wheel workshop for beginners…great for couples, friends, or small groups.

Enjoy a small group lesson on the pottery wheel with step-by-step instruction. Each person makes 2 pieces in two hours, guaranteed. Course includes the 2-hour guided lesson, use of studio tools and clay, choice of 15 glaze colors, and firing for 2 pieces.

Socially-distanced seating for 6 max. Each student gets their own wheel. Instructor pre-centers your clay. Items are fired, finished, and ready for pickup within 3-4 weeks. Minimum age for the pottery wheel is 12.


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Just Try It – Beginning Pottery Wheel

For beginners ready to experience the thrills and spills of working on the potter’s wheel, this course introduces the basics of throwing, trimming, attachments, and glazing. Students typically make 10-12 items – all food-safe, non-toxic, microwave and dishwasher safe! Your six-week course includes one 3-hour class per week, your own tool kit, clay, and glazes. We take care of the firing!

Classes are limited to 10 students. Make-ups for missed classes are flexible and available on alternative Just Try It class days with notification. Make-ups are the responsibility of the student and must be completed within the 6-week timeframe. There are no refunds once class begins.


Just Try It Classes

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Just Try It – UPGRADE

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Want more time to practice? Check out our JTI Upgrade!

Just Try It – Thursday Evening

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Ward offers a practical & fun approach to making functional & decorative pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 12 tickets left

Just Try It – Saturday Morning

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Anthony offers a fun and practical method for making functional & decorative pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 16 tickets left

Just Try It – Saturday Afternoon

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Jamie offers a fun and practical method for making functional & decorative pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 14 tickets left

Just Try It – Saturday Evening

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Stacy offers a fun and practical method for making functional & decorative pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 18 tickets left

Just Try It – Monday Morning

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Prachi offers a relaxed and supportive approach to teaching you how to make functional pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 14 tickets left

Just Try It – Monday Evening

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Veronica offers a fun & practical approach to teaching you how to make pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 17 tickets left

Just Try It – Tuesday Morning

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Zoe offers a fun & straight-forward method to teaching pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 12 tickets left

Just Try It – Tuesday Afternoon

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Keith offers a relaxed & supportive approach to teaching how to make pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $349.00 15 tickets left

Just Try It – Tuesday Evening

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Joey offers a straight-forward and fun method for making functional & decorative pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 17 tickets left

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Projects Classes – Handbuilding & Intermediate Wheel

All of our project classes include open studio time by appointment. Clay and tools are sold separately.

Projects Classes

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Thurs AM Hand-Building Sampler

JTown Clay 520 N 7th St., San Jose, CA, United States

Hand-building class with two fantastic instructors making decorative ware for home & garden..

Get Tickets $80.00 – $399.00 12 tickets left

Mon PM Hand-Building with Jamie

JTown Clay 520 N 7th St., San Jose, CA, United States

Join Jamie for 6-weeks of lantern-building fun, tips & tricks for hand-building, and great glazing ideas...

Get Tickets $80.00 – $399.00 6 tickets left

Tues AM Hand-Building with Robin

JTown Clay 520 N 7th St., San Jose, CA, United States

Set the table with style! Robin serves up 5 hand-building projects in a brunch-themed class for spring...

Get Tickets $80.00 – $399.00 12 tickets left

Wed AM Wheel Projects with Chris

JTown Clay 520 N 7th St., San Jose, CA, United States

For intermediate students, super-charge your centering & pulling while learning more extreme shaping methods...

Get Tickets $80.00 – $399.00 4 tickets left

Wed PM Wheel Projects with Callen

JTown Clay 520 N 7th St., San Jose, CA, United States

For advanced beginners... take your skills to the next level & get great glazing tips/tricks!

Get Tickets $80.00 – $399.00 14 tickets left

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