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Serving 3-D & clay artists in the Pacific Northwest and beyond since 1965
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Shimpo Products


Shimpo Ceramics manufactures and distributes ceramic equipment for ceramic artists, teachers, students and businesses across the world. Shimpo equipment is well-known for reliability and durability, and for the creative innovations that are integral parts of their design.

Banding Wheels

Shimpo banding wheels are designed to give reliable, smooth rotation at any speed for even the most delicate projects. Four models offer a selection of heights & diameters.




Potters' Wheels

VL Whisper

Responsive, high torque at all speeds, and QUIET. Direct-drive, brushless, 400-watt, 1/2-hp, DC motor with overload protection, electronic controller, 0-250 rpm, 100lb centering, reversible, with tripod design, built-in table, 14" wheel head, two-piece splash pan, banding wheel feature, remote foot pedal, adjustable height, modular components and compact storage. Two year warranty.

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VL Lite

Designed with the potter in mind, the VL-Lite is a belt-driven lightweight wheel. Featuring a remote pedal, two-piece splashpan, workspace, 100-watt reversible motor, an automatic belt-tensioning system and a "lite" price.

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Japanese Wooden Tools

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Georgies Ceramic & Clay Co. • 756 NE Lombard • Portland OR 97211 • 503.283.1353 • 800.999.CLAY
Georgies of Eugene • 1471 Railroad Blvd #9 • Eugene OR 97402 • 541.338.7654 • 866.234.CLAY
Fax numbers: Portland 503.283.1387 Eugene 541.338.7565
Store Hours: Monday thru Saturday, 9:00a to 5:00p Pacific time • Business office hours 9a-5p, Monday thru Friday

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