Printable Pottery Templates

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 printable pottery templates. See assembly instructions for larger template sizes that cross multiple pages.

Hand Building Pattern Fifty-Seven

A casserole dish template that I found on Ceramic Arts Network. Sizes range from twenty inches to four inches (even numbers). Two PDF files with twenty-four pages.
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Pottery Pattern Fifty-Eight

I saw this piece and liked the shape of it. This template will start you on the path towards creating something similar. Sizes range from twenty to four inches (even numbers only). Two PDF files with twenty-four pages.
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HandBuilding Pattern Fifty-Nine

I saw these bowls and duplicated the pattern needed to create them. Three PDF files with twenty-eight pages. Sizes range from four inches to twenty inches (even numbers only).
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Ceramic Template Sixty

Create a tray and matching condiment dishes. Sizes range from eighteen inches to six inches (even numbers only). Seven patterns in two PDF files. There are twenty pages to print. Most patterns in this set cross multiple pages.
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Pottery Template Sixty-One

Template sixty-one creates a carefree shaped bowl or plate. Either use the templates individually or roll your slabs thin and create a layered piece. Sizes range from four inches to twenty inches. Seven PDF files with lots and lots of pages to print.
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Clay Pattern Sixty-Two

A spin-off of template fifty-nine and a request from a user of this site. Sizes range from four to twenty inches. Two PDF files. Many sizes will need to be assembled due to paper size limitations.
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Hand-Building Template Sixty-Three

Michal Keren Gelman posted the template that she uses to create her freefolding ceramics. I duplicated the template. Sizes range from six to eighteen inches. Two PDF files with 20 pages. All but the six-inch template will need to be assembled.
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Clay Template Sixty-Four

A platter template. Use the smaller sizes to create push molds for the larger. Sizes range from four to eighteen inches (even numbers only). Two PDF files with sixteen pages.
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