Jon & Becky are closing Barking Spider Pottery after 44 years. 

Over that time we have developed and acquired many tools and equipment that we would like to offer to the ceramics community. 

To that end, we would welcome visits by interested potters and ceramic artists at any time to our studio just down the road from Penland School of Craft. Due to the coronavirus we can only accommodate a few people at a time, so we request that interested parties call us and select a time slot to keep the numbers down. Social distancing and appropriate masks would

be required, of course, and all sales would be final.

This final sale will be held from Thursday December 3 until Thursday, December 17.

After that we will donate everything to the Spruce Pine ReStore.

Below you will find a basic description of some of the many things we would like to pass on. This list is not complete, and there will be lots of things to see. 

Numerous tables of various sizes, heights and configurations

Numerous plaster bats

Numerous banding wheels and wheelheads

7 one-gallon glass jars for glaze materials

Numerous props and risers for displaying pottery

Countless pottery tools, odds and ends 

Several electric fans in various sizes

A big metal office desk

A Fairbanks-Morse platform scale 600 lb capacity

Several sieves

Many, many bats: masonite, particleboard, plywood. Up to 20-inch diameter

10 TRAC lights

2 Spray gun assemblies with hoses and 1-quart containers

A complete Paasche air brush setup

One hand truck

Several glaze mixers

Scissors jacks and jack stands

And much more...

© 2020 Barking Spider Pottery

CONTACT US ONLINE OR BY PHONE • 828.765.3123 • 828.467.0690

Our address is Barking Spider Pottery, 1446 Conley Ridge Road, Bakersville NC 28705.

Our physical address is less than a mile from Penland School of Craft.

Our studio is open every day between 9 am and 5 pm. It's always best to call before you come.

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