Students at Grinnell College work in a state of the art ceramics studio to create hand-built, wheel-thrown pieces. The 2,200 square foot studio is equipped with 12 electric potter’s wheels, 3 extruders and a slab roller. Students use gram scales to make glazes from scratch in a well-ventilated glaze chemistry alcove. Students assist in stacking kilns. We bisque fire in a Skutt kiln and glaze fire ceramic work to cone 10 in a 40 cf Alpine gas kiln. There is an adjacent patio area where students can do raku firing.