Tooled Leather Stein

Designer: Timothy McPherson



  1. Begin with a properly fired shelf cone 04 Bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove dust.
  2. Using the AC-230 Clay Carbon paper, transfer the pattern onto the ware.
  3. Using the SG-401 Designer Liner Black, outline the entire design.
  4. Thin with some water the SW-304 Copper Wash.
  5. Using the CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round apply 1 coat of the thinned Copper Wash to the leaves and stem.
  6. Using the CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round apply 2 coats of SW-174 Leather to the bands and handle, and the frame around the design
  7. Using the CB-604 # 4 Soft Fan apply 2 coats of SW-167 Sand and Sea to the inside and remaining bisque areas, excluding the bottom.
  8. Using a damp sponge, remove any glaze from the bottom.
  9. Place onto a well kiln washed shelf and fire to shelf cone 5-6.



  • SB-133 Stein Stoneware Bisque or CD133 24. oz Stein Mold


  • SW-167 Sand and Sea
  • SW-174 Leather
  • SW-304 Copper Wash
  • SG-401 Black Designer Liner

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round
  • AC-230 Clay Carbon paper

Miscellaneous Accessories