Kurinuki with Naomi from Do° Pottery


Slow down and spend some time with us learning the Japanese art of Kurinuki. 

Kurinuki means to ‘hollow out’ and this hand-building technique does exactly that, using carving tools to hollow out or carve from a block of clay to make your own unique items.

Using this technique Naomi from Do° Pottery will show you how to build smaller pieces of pottery like cups, bowls, pots and spoons to bring to your own dinner table.

This class is fluid and you may like to make a tea or sake cup, a simple vase for flowers, a small bowl or spoons. This technique is all about mindfulness so we'd recommend taking your time, you will however get the chance to make at least 1-2 small vessels depending on the pace of your work. 

Your pieces will be finished off for you in a white glaze, and fired at Naomi's home studio. Naomi makes all her own glazes using non-toxic materials. Cost included in your ticket. 

Works will be available within ~ 4 weeks of the class date from the Stackwood store. You will be contacted when they are ready to pick up.

There are no previous skills required, simply bring your authentic self.


All tools, materials and light morning tea will be provided. 

Participants are welcome to bring along their own aprons or borrow one of ours.

A huge amount of care is exercised when finishing off your precious hand-made items. Please note that clay is unpredictable and on rare occasions, items break in the kiln. This is all a natural part of the fun of perfecting your craft. 

Date and time

Saturday 22nd of May, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Sunday 20th of June, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Saturday 10th of July, 12:30pm – 3:30pm

About Do° Pottery

Do° Pottery handcrafts Japanese ceramics to bring to the Australian table. Founded by Naomi Kido who was born in Japan, and is now based in Fremantle. Their wares embrace a minimal and timeless aesthetic, and each piece is lovingly made by hand. Naomi’s style embraces variations and unique imperfections, making each product truly one of a kind. 

Images by Rae Fallon

* Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable, but you are more than welcome to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend. You can find more details in our Terms and Conditions.

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