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john butler
woodfired ceramics
Throwing pots and firing them in a wood-fired anagama kiln is like playing with mud and fire. The energy and life of this inspires me. My pots are made to be enjoyable to hold and use, to live with and use everyday


blog 7.2011
progress of our strawbale building plans can be followed via my blog, The Woodlouse:

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home 7.2011
we have now bought an old bungalow and are working on plans to superinsulate and extend it with strawbales. All being well, touch wood etc, we hope to be living in it late next year at which point I plan to start setting up a workshop again. In the meantime I hope some of my existing stock will soon be available to buy online, details to follow as confirmed...

moved 3.2010
I have now moved from London and temporarily have no workshop (see below). In the meantime, the Arc in Chester has some of my work, and I have much of my range in stock. Please contact me for availability.

leaving London
the shows this summer will be the last chance to buy pots directly from me for a year or so. My wife and I are leaving London in the autumn so I will temporarily have no workshop while we find a site to hopefully build a sustainable home and workshop.
I will keep this site updated with more news on this as it progresses...


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