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Take A Spin – Mini Pottery Workshop

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.

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.

Don’t see an open class? We offer Take a Spin classes year-round. Check back often for more options!


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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 16 students. Please review our cancellation policy before purchasing tickets. If you cannot attend all six classes, please consider enrolling in a future class. There are no make-ups for missed classes. There are no refunds or deferrals once class begins.

Don’t see an open class? We offer new 6-week classes every two months. Sessions are Jan/Feb, Mar/Apr, May/Jun, and so on. We post the new classes about 6 weeks before their start dates.


Just Try It Classes

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Just Try It – Monday Morning

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

Beginners welcome! Nic offers an enthusiastic and supportive approach to teaching you how to make functional pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $349.00 1 ticket left

Just Try It – Monday Evening

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

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

Sold Out - Request Waitlist $349.00

Just Try It – Tuesday Afternoon

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

Beginners welcome! Ian offers a practical and enthusiastic approach to teaching you how to make functional pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $349.00 9 tickets left

Just Try It – Thursday Afternoon

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

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

Get Tickets $349.00 4 tickets left

Just Try It – Thursday Evening

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

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

Sold Out - Request Waitlist $349.00

Just Try It – Friday Evening

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

Beginners welcome! Khaled offers a relaxed & straight-forward approach to making functional & decorative pottery on the wheel...

Sold Out - Request Waitlist $349.00

Just Try It – Saturday Morning

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

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

Sold Out - Request Waitlist $349.00

Just Try It – Saturday Afternoon

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

Beginners welcome! Anthony offers a relaxed and supportive approach to making functional pottery on the wheel...

Sold Out - Request Waitlist $349.00

Just Try It – Saturday Evening

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

Beginners welcome! Greg offers a fun and practical approach to making functional pottery on the wheel...

Sold Out - Request Waitlist $349.00

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Projects Classes – Handbuilding & Intermediate Wheel

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

Projects Classes

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Monday PM Jewelry-Making with Robin

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

Wear your ceramics! Robin teaches how to make & glaze jewelry with porcelain

Get Tickets $80.00 – $349.00 2 tickets left

Tuesday AM Hand-Building with Joey

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

Hand-building projects class with Joey explores coil, slab, and kurinuki techniques with rough & rugged surfaces...

Sold Out - Request Waitlist $80.00 – $349.00

Tuesday PM Wheel Projects with Keith

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

For advanced beginner to intermediate, explore elegant forms and layered glazes with Keith...

Get Tickets $80.00 – $349.00 11 tickets left

Wednesday AM Wheel Projects with Jake

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

Advanced beginner to intermediate pottery wheel projects - take your skills to the next level!

Get Tickets $80.00 – $349.00 9 tickets left

Thursday AM Hand-Building with Lynn

Higher Fire 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

Hand-building projects class with Lynn Wood... slab construction and fun surface textures...!

Get Tickets $80.00 – $349.00 8 tickets left

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