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.


Thursdays, March 1-April 26, skip March 15. 6:45-9:15pm, 8 weeks. $295 + $20 tool kit

We will start with the very basics. Beginners will work through he 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 under glazing will be covered.


Tuesdays, March 6-April 24, 10am-12:30pm. 8 weeks. $295 + $20 tool kit

Wednesdays, March 7-April 25, 6:30-9pm. 8 weeks. $295 + $20 tool kit

The advanced beginners will build upon the skills you developed in the beginner class. You will learn through a series of projects such as lidded jars, pitchers, and nesting bowls. Additional decorative techniques will also be covered as well as more advanced glazing techniques.

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).


Mondays, March 5-April 23, 6:30-9pm. 8 weeks $295

Tuesdays, March 6-April 24, 6:45-9:15pm. 8 weeks. $295

Fridays, March 9-April 27, skip March 16, 10am-12:30pm, 7 weeks. $260

Intermediate and advanced classes are designed around the needs and skill levels of the particular group. Not sure what class to take? Give us a call! We'll help you pick the class that suits your interests!



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