Adult Handbuilding – In-Studio Class – Cobble-Hill – Spring 2023

$460 for 8 week class

$403 for 7 week class

SPRING 2023 – Semester Adult Handbuilding Classes

The instructor will guide beginners and intermediates through exercises in different hand-building techniques such as pinching, coiling, slab-building, and carving — as well as assisting students in developing projects of their own.


Intermediate Only: Students who have taken 2 or more handbuilding classes may join this class to continue working on personal projects under the guidance of an instructor. Demonstrations will be catered to students’ interests.

Registration will open:

  • to current students on April 4th at 5pm
  • to the general public on April 12th at 5pm (classes are password protected until then)

8 Seats


Monday: May 1, 2023 – June 26, 2023 (8 Weeks) No Class on May 29

Thursday: May 4, 2023 – June 22, 2023 (8 Weeks)

Saturday: May 6, 2023 – June 24, 2023 (7 Weeks) No Class on May 2

 Vaccination Requirement

At this time, as per NYC Small Business Services, ClayHouse, as a small private business, has the right to require customers, ages 5 years and older, to show proof of vaccination. Masks are optional.

Open Studio Hours 

  • In addition to your class, you also have access to the studio for independent practice when classes are not happening.

  • You must reserve open studio time in advance using our scheduling system.

  • Members: Monday through Sunday, 24/7/365 Access to studio.

  • Students: Sunday-Thursday 10:00am-6:30pm. Friday & Saturday 10:00am-9:30pm.

We no longer provide outside firings or walk in services for the ClayHouse Brooklyn studio.

Additional Fees

  • Firing fees are an additional $.06 per cubic inch (covering both firings) and can be paid through your account on our website.

  • Students will need to provide their own tools or purchase a tool kit for $18 at our studio.

Cancellation Policy

To request a cancellation of a class and refund, please email: Do not call to request a refund. Refunds must be requested more than 7 days prior to class start date for a full refund minus $25 processing fee. If you cancel your class within 7 days of class start date, a refund of 50% will be available for credit only. When cancelling your class within 7 days of class start, you will have 6 months to redeem your credit which will be in the form of a virtual credit to be given when requested to register. No REFUNDS once the class begins, nor can you transfer to another class or to another semester. We cannot be flexible on our policy and there will be no exceptions.

Make-Up Classes

You will be allowed to make up two missed classes by attending a comparable class within the same semester only. Make-ups are available subject to the space in the class you wish to attend. To make up a class, do not call. Please arrive on time and ask the teacher for permission to join. We do not guarantee make-ups however, they are offered as a courtesy to our students. Please know you are responsible for showing up for class each week.