Author Archives: John

About John

Interested in how information intersects daily life, technology, and art. Collaboration specialist, working in social and collaborative media. Biomedical Informaticist, focusing on patient/patient, patient/provider communication.

My Clay Whistle Note

Ever want to make a clay whistle? How about a complete instrument? This note is to help one make and play a four hole ocarina. You can forget the extra holes if you just want a whistle. It may take … Continue reading

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My Clay Throwing Notes

Another batch of my class handouts from back in the day. For teachers and students. I am releasing these under a Creative Commons License. You are free to: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format … Continue reading

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My Clay Handbuilding Notes

I taught ceramics classes in college during my grad tenure at Utah State University (Thx John Neely and Susan Harris!) While doing so, I came up with a number of handouts. These have spread around the internet, but the original … Continue reading

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Garden Basket

Scratched this up from some scrap in the back yard. We got tired of carrying stuff in our shirts. I wanted to keep it narrow, but the handle seemed to be in the way, so I decided on this design.  … Continue reading

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Cthulhu fob

Something to grace my USB stick so I am less apt to forget it.  Not just scary and ugly, but poorly crafted as well. (The later is not intentional, just due to weak skills.)  

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