Potter's Tools, 1877 - 1967

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Potter's Tools, 1877 - 1967

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | July 12, 2018

These tools were used at Red Wing Potteries, Inc. as manufacturing equipment. The Pottery employees evidently were not required to use standardized tools for daily tasks as working the potter's wheel, crate packing, mixing and pouring glazes and clays into molds, and trimming clay. 

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