Last several years, I set a week in February as “mug week”, and make just mugs, three to four dozens a day. Making mugs is rather a time consuming process for me. More mugs I threw, more I get efficient. The size and the shape are much more uniform this way using the same batch of clay. Some customers prefer to match them. Then I bisque them and store in boxes for the later day. Today, I have put handles and finshed 75 mugs. I will throw more mugs tomorrow.
Yah, I am not Goro Suzuki, my favorite Japanese potter, who threw 1250 teacups. Yes, One thousand two hundred fifty a day!

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