Cups You Made Yourself

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DJR
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#1: Post by DJR »

Macchiato cup

This thread is for potters amongst us. Post your coffee cups and saucers here. If there isn't enough interest, Dan, please merge this with another thread.



Tech notes:
B-Mix ^6 Glaze based on Ravenscroft slip (a clay)

Background freshly made Yuzu marmalade.
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DJR (original poster)
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#2: Post by DJR (original poster) »

Macchiato cup. I like small cups without handles. I noticed when I pick up a tiny cup I rarely use the handle.



Tech notes: Albany slip based glaze. Too thin. Pine needle basket (daughter's) in progress. Sourdough bread.
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pGolay

#3: Post by pGolay »

Here are a couple - a 3d print (dodgy process, and expensive, but this is one of my favorites to use),



and some thrown ones -



Cup and saucer thrown, handle is press molded on this one-
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thirdcrackfourthwave

#4: Post by thirdcrackfourthwave »

Folks,

Some beautiful work there. Thanks for sharing.

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#5: Post by Chert »

I hope more potters show up. I am not one but I like small pottery for espresso.
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Cwilli62

#6: Post by Cwilli62 »

I'm not a potter but I commissioned the potter at my (then) local FM to make me these cappuccino and espresso cups. The espresso cups ended up being a tad on the large side but my main spro drink is a mini Americano with equal espresso to water...so these cups ended up being the perfect size!






(edit: DJR's photos are much more flattering to the pottery than mine are. I'm obviously no professional photographer, either. Haha)

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#7: Post by DJR (original poster) »

Nice work! Was it a ceramic printer or did you use plastic to make a casting mold?

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#8: Post by pGolay »

The 3d print is a direct to ceramic print - Kambio does this... it is a bit iffy, to be honest. I believe they have an office in London now, but at the time as far as I could tell everything was done in the Ukraine. I should say they were extremely responsive and helpful but as it turned out, they made a print, glazed and fired it and sent it and it went missing. I eventually pestered them about it and they saw that Ukraine post had indeed lost track of the package and made me a new one, which arrived in due course. Oddly enough, a few days later, the original package turned up as well. It was a mess - very deformed and completely useless - I binned it immediately. So the missing mail turned out to be a good thing, but my confidence in the process correctly rendering design intent is not very great.
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