Registration Form:
print PDF file and mail with payment to 112 Main St. #14, Putnam, CT 06260

Cancellation Policy: Tuition is refundable up to 1 week prior to the first class minus a $30 registration fee. Within one week, ½ tuition will be refunded. After the first class, tuition is non-refundable.

Contact us: 860-963-7807

Adult Classes

Now is a perfect time to register for a class at Sawmill Pottery! Make the most of this season by treating yourself to the chance to learn something new.

All adult classes come with 2 hours per week of free open studio time.

All students must have tools. Tool kits are $20.

You have unlimited use of clay in the studio, but firing fees are not included.

Register by sending in a check or visiting us in the studio: 112 Main St. #14, Putnam. Or call us: 860-963-7807

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available at a rate of $60/hour for one person. Each additional person is $40. This includes all materials and firing fees as well as the use of our studio tools. Please contact us to make an appointment for private lessons. 860-963-7807.


Mondays, July 8-August 26, 6:30-9pm, 8 weeks. $295 Tuesdays, July 9-August 27. 10am-12:30pm, 8 weeks. $295

A perfect mix for brand new potters and those who have a basic knowledge but want more emphasis on the basics. Beginners will start with the very basics, working through the fundamentals of good throwing and hand building techniques. You will work on basic shapes such as bowls, mugs and plates. You’ll learn how to use the slab roller to stretch clay to use as a building block as well as how to texture your clay.

Basic glazing techniques of dipping and underglazing will be covered., while advanced beginners will get individually challenged at their level with more clay, and skills such as lids, nesting bowls, etc.

Cost includes 2 hours per week of open studio time and unlimited use of clay in-studio, but does not include firing fees (varies) or tool kit ($20).


Tuesdays, July 9-August 27, 6:30-9pm. 8 weeks. $295 Wednesdays, July 10-August 28, 6:30-9pm. 8 weeks. $295 Thursdays, July 11-August 29, 6:30-9pm. 8 weeks. $295 Fridays, July 12-August 30, 10am-12:30pm. 8 weeks. $295


Tuesday-Thursday, June 24-26, 6-9pm
$165 does not include firing fees, but does include unlimited open studio hours for the week.

Want to work on your throwing skills? We will really break the throwing process down and work intensely on problems you’ve been having. This class is not for absolute beginners, but it will be multi-level, so feel free to join us whether you’re relatively new to clay or you’ve been throwing for years and just want a great skills refresher!



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