These wheels are great for beginners and those on a budget. They won't be as powerful, smooth or durable as the standard wheels, but they are popular because of their price. Many people purchase these wheels and are happy with them.
These pottery wheels are found in schools and studios everywhere. They are extremely durable and often last 20 years or more. You will find features like quiet motors, smooth foot pedals, and plenty of power. Most people desiring a pottery wheel will find the perfect choice in this category.
Maximum power for the most demanding potters.
If you are looking for the most powerful wheels available, you have found the right place! For the very demanding professional who wants to throw a lot of clay or have plenty of torque.
Much like budget wheels, portable pottery wheels can be used as a beginner wheel for children and adults alike. However, these wheels are much more smaller than the budget and standard ones meaning they can only carry a small load of clay. They are more common to be electric wheels and their size and weight makes them perfect for travel.
For a fuss-free wheel throwing experience, kickwheels are the way to go. They are often motorless making them very low maintenance and will usually last a lifetime. You only need to use your feet to keep the pottery wheel moving. They are great for both left-handed and right-handed throwing because it easily allows for both counter-clockwise and clockwise rotation of the wheelhead.
This type of pottery wheel is ideal for any rehabilitation program. It is wheelchair accessible and come with a frame that was designed in coordination with leading rehabilitation and therapy experts. Not to mention, its large wheel and design makes it possible for people who otherwise would not have the opportunity to throw. They can either sit on a standard tool or wheelchair or stand. It doesn’t matter. Anyone can throw using this wheel.