Billy Lloyd

01Centering.jpg
02Throwing.jpg
03Throwinggallery.jpg
04Measuringgallerywithcallipers.jpg
05Throwinglid.jpg
06Measuringlidwithcallipers.jpg
08Refininglidflange.jpg
09Trimmingexteriorwall.jpg
10Refiningexteriorwall.jpg
11Trimmingfootring.jpg
12Trimmingcentreofbaseforstamp.jpg
13Trimmingrim.jpg
14Assessingthelidfit.jpg
15Trimmingtopoflid.jpg
16Aligningthelidandjar.jpg
17stampingwithletterpress.jpg
18Cleaningsurfacewithawetsponge.jpg
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At the wheel with Billy Lloyd

The ceramicist talks us through the process of making one of his lidded jars, step by step…

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An award-winning designer-maker specializing in ceramic tableware and interior products, Billy Lloyd is rightly considered one of the best in his field. Exclusively for

Hole & Corner, he takes us through the step-by-step process

of creating a lidded jar – from lump of clay to finished product. Do try this at home – but we can’t guarantee you’ll end up with a jar as fine as Billy’s.

18 Steps of a Lidded Jar

#1 Centering / #2 Throwing / #3 Throwing gallery

#4 Measuring gallery with callipers / #5 Throwing lid

#6 Measuring lid with callipers

#7 Refining lid's flange / #8 Trimming exterior wall

#9 Refining exterior wall

#10 Trimming foot ring / #11 Trimming centre of base for stamp / #12 Trimming rim

#13 Assessing the lid's fit / #14 Trimming top of lid

#15 Aligning the lid and jar

#16 Stamping with letterpress / #17 Cleaning surface with

a wet sponge / #18 Et voila!

Billy Lloyd

Billy at The New Craftsmen

Photographs by Billy Lloyd