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Make a pottery wheel from scrounged parts. The heart of the wheel (shaft and bearings) are from a truck axle. The wheel is powered by a small electric motor. Est. cost: $200.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 2003 (v.87#4) pg. 63

How to built a potter's wheel from plans or a kit.
HANDY ANDY Sep 1978 (v.2#10) pg. 39

Make your own pottery wheel. Kick-wheel unit is made from a half-sheet of 3/4" plywood and 2x6 fir. Wheel has a plywood base topped with premixed concrete. Est. cost: $25.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #543 Aug 1973 (v.69) pg. 74

Build your own potter's kick wheel. A sturdy wooden framework supports a large concrete flywheel.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #6 Nov 1970 pg. 69

How to build a potter's wheel using the transmission and motor from a washing machine.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #64 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 114

Modeling wheel has adjustable hand rest.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1963 (v.119#1) pg. 171

Build the framework for a foot-powered potter's wheel. Throwing head, shaft, bearings, and flywheel are available in a kit for $144. Photos show how to use the wheel to make a pot.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1975 (v.144#4) pg. 96

How to make a potter's kick wheel. One of 12 winning designs from the PS/APA Single-Sheet Plywood Project contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1977 (v.211#2) pg. 107

Making a wood wheel head of the type used by traditional Japanese potters.
WOODWORKER #1059 Feb 1982 (v.86) pg. 105

How to build a kick-powered pottery wheel. Can be motorized. Est. cost: $50.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1973 (v.29#3) pg. 32
Added Info WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1973 (v.29#6) pg. 6

Instructions on learning to use a potter's wheel. Includes instructions for making a wedging board and cutoff and trimming tools.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1974 (v.30#1) pg. 44