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1. Coiling technique

Coiling is a method of creating pottery. It has been used to shape clay into vessels for many thousands of years. It ranges from Africa to Greece and from China to New Mexico.

There are many ways to build ceramic objects using the coiling technique. To do this, the potter takes a pliable material (usually clay) then rolls it until it forms a long roll. Then, by placing one coil on top of another, different shapes can be formed.

2. Anish Kapoor - Cement Works

Cement printing works by Anish Kapoor displaying the exact same material properties as our ceramic prints on a much larger scale.

3. Laser 3D Scanning

Video of an early prototype of the laser scanning in our pottery wheel used as a simple 3D scanner.

4. REPRAP Darwin

RepRap is humanity's first general-purpose self-replicating manufacturing machine.

RepRap takes the form of a free desktop 3D printer capable of printing plastic objects. Since many parts of RepRap are made from plastic and RepRap prints those parts, RepRap self-replicates by making a kit of itself - a kit that anyone can assemble given time and materials. It also means that - if you've got a RepRap - you can print lots of useful stuff, and you can print another RepRap for a friend...

RepRap was the first of the low-cost 3D printers, and the RepRap Project started the open-source 3D printer revolution. It has become the most widely-used 3D printer among the global members of the Maker Community.

5. Ghost

Ghost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy thriller film starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore famous for its pottery scene.