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Hi, I'm the deborah half of this team! My dad,
Robert Gordon and I create hand built, organic looking pottery. Dad began this business and I joined in later as his apprentice (and helper of all things computer :)), working side by side. Our "studio" covers almost the entire house with the garage being the hub. The kiln is there and lots and lots of shelves hold our hand built pottery.
Dad sits on a stool with all his tools laid out neatly next to him. I, on the other hand, sit cross legged on the floor... my tools sprawled out everywhere hand building my creations.
I am learning the trade at dad's "feet"!
UPDATED: Dad is now 95, as sad as this makes me, he is no longer doing clay. Over the years he has been training me to take over the business. The time has come, and now dad sits back and says... "Beautiful work deb, have you tried it this way...." :)
And now, my daughter…

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  • Born on February 14
  • Joined December 16, 2006

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    hand built, handmade pottery with an...

About

Hi, I'm the deborah half of this team! My dad,
Robert Gordon and I create hand built, organic looking pottery. Dad began this business and I joined in later as his apprentice (and helper of all things computer :)), working side by side. Our "studio" covers almost the entire house with the garage being the hub. The kiln is there and lots and lots of shelves hold our hand built pottery.
Dad sits on a stool with all his tools laid out neatly next to him. I, on the other hand, sit cross legged on the floor... my tools sprawled out everywhere hand building my creations.
I am learning the trade at dad's "feet"!
UPDATED: Dad is now 95, as sad as this makes me, he is no longer doing clay. Over the years he has been training me to take over the business. The time has come, and now dad sits back and says... "Beautiful work deb, have you tried it this way...." :)
And now, my daughter is training under me! We will always keep it in the family!

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