Basic Hand Building Patterns: Circles

A pottery template is useful in hand building when you want to make several items the same size and/or shape. The files below are pre-built templates that are free for use. Download the zip file and extract. Print the PDF file(s) on a normal printer at 100% (or actual size) and cut out the paper templates. See assembly instructions for larger template sizes that cross multiple pages.

One Inch Rim Circle One

A user of this site requested circles with the same ring size. These circles are one inch wide. Four PDF files with thirty-six pages.
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Two Inch Rim Circle One

A user of this site requested circles with the same ring size. These circles are two inches wide. Three PDF files with thirty-six pages.
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Three Inch Rim Circle One

A user of this site requested circles with the same ring size. These circles are three inches wide. Three PDF files with thirty-six pages.
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Four Inch Rim Circle One

A user of this site requested circles with the same ring size. These circles are four inches wide. Three PDF files with thirty-six pages.
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Circle Pattern One

A basic circle pattern with the interior cut out. Sizes range from three inches to eighteen inches. Three PDF files consisting of thirty-six pages. Sizes larger than seven inches will need to be assembled.
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Circle Pattern Two

Another basic circle pattern with an interior cut out. Sizes range from three inches to eighteen inches. Three PDF files consisting of thirty-three pages. Sizes larger than seven inches will need to be assembled.
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Circle Pattern Three

A circle template with a wider ring. Sizes range from three inches to eighteen inches. Three PDF files consisting of thirty-three pages. Sizes larger than seven inches span across multiple pages.
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Circle Template Four

A circle handbuilding pattern with a thin ring. Sizes range from three inches to eighteen inches. Three PDF files consisting of thirty-three pages. Sizes larger than seven inches will need to be taped together.
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Circle Template Five

A circular handbuilding template with an off-set cut out. Sizes span eighteen to three inches. Three PDF files consisting of thirty-three pages. Sizes larger than seven inches will need to be pieced together.
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Circle Pattern Six

A basic solid circle template with patterns ranging from three inches to eighteen inches. Three PDF files containing thirty-four pages. Sizes greater than seven inches will need to be assembled in order to use.
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