It's reading break and I'm off to do a workshop at Pinecroft this weekend. I made some straight sided teapots yesterday. They are much easier to make than the roundies. I have never liked the look of wide expanses of stoneware or porcelain clay so I have preferred roundies with a trimmed bottom and glazed under the foot ring. I hope to wood fire these so the wad marks and flashing will help with the bottoms. Bottoms are the part of the pot most potters look at first. I have often been disappointed when looking at potter's bottoms. I know I shouldn't be doing that anyway.