pottery, update, video

Recent Studio Work

My wife gave me the day off from watching Paxton so I could work on pottery! Not happy with some other mugs I had made earlier, I threw some more mugs and added in some bowls for kicks. Bowls upside […]

pottery, tools

How to make a Hakeme brush

So I visually mowed the city’s lawn looking for the perfect grass to use in these brushes. It takes a lot more grass than I thought it would. And picking off all those grains at the tips was a little […]

family, pottery

Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour

I almost forgot to mention that I will [hopefully] be attending the Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour coming up on October 12-13th! Both my college professor (Kirk Freeman) and my pottery mentor (Steve Rolf) will be featured this year! Needless to say […]

pottery, video

Hakeme Pottery!

Good’ay friends! I have been busy in the studio making more work for the Christmas sale again. I decided to bring along my video camera to document some of the ways I work. I am both a maker and a […]

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Pots for Christmas Sale

Hello! I keep forgetting to get pictures of the pots when I am at the studio. Alas, I have finally done it. My lovely wife let me have a “me day” this past Monday. She took Pax up north and […]

church, family, pottery

Video Feature!

I was recently asked by Berean Baptist Church to be filmed making pots for their new fall sermon series. It is for an introduction video which plays after worship as a transition to the sermon. I grew up going to […]


Minnesota Hot Fair

My wife, Pax, and I along with Melissa and Mark Oira all headed out this morning to the Minnesota State Fair! We drove for the first time in a very long time since Park & Ride‘s are very convenient (so […]

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Stay-home Dad

I type this as my little boy is taking his afternoon nap on my chest. I love being a dad.  As I am home with my son, I can’t really do a lot of pottery this season. Right now I […]

pottery, update

New website!

Welcome all www.phillip-schmidt.com pottery fans! I am sorry my old website has been down, but I am transitioning to a free host instead of a paid one and am using google’s Blogger to do the job.  Right now I am […]