larger pots, particularly bowls. Since I have some wood working skills, I soon
was making phat ribs for local potters. I currently make two styles, oval and
oblong (see photo). Each rib is made of hardwood (cherry or maple) that is 3/4
to 1 inch thick.
To purchase online, click on the payment button below and select the option
you would like. Shipping is included in the price. Taxes are additional. You do
not need a Paypal account to use this link! If the link does not work for you, just
Ribs are also available at Claymakers Pottery Studio in Durham, NC and the
Penland School Supply Store in Penland, NC.
I was first introduced to the "phat" rib by
Ronan Peterson in a class at Claymakers Studio
in Durham, North Carolina. Ronan credits his
rib to a class at Penland taught by Mackenzie
Smith. These wonderful ribs are very helpful to
emerging potters as you work to create