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Fuut
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Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:43 pm

Hi everyone.

Does anyone know what happened with Shawn from above ceramic studio's? Since today the Etsy store can't be found, and the user neither.. :cry:
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Victoria
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Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:04 pm

He is posting on his Facebook page (Shawn McGuire). If you want to reach him I’d try messaging him vía FB.
Janice
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Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:26 pm

Maybe there was a blip in the system. I found his Etsy page available just now.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/GreatWheelStu ... =date_desc
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debunix
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Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:18 pm

Shop is up for me too. It's on my favorites list and I check it regularly. It's been a while since I saw a new firing from him, but he has made enough of my favorite pieces to keep it on the list.

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Fuut
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Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:12 pm

Hi Everyone,

I just got a message back (well somewhere last night, but I only came back home now:). Seems he switched some things around and accidentally wasn't being found on Etsy anymore, now its back. And my heart raced for no reason.

I was almost going to dedicate this topic to his work if he were gone for good. I'm also a big fan of Shawn's work, i have a bunch of it.
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Janice
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Sun May 05, 2019 2:51 pm

One of my favorite pieces is this shib. Shawn was using a crawling glaze d on this piece it looks to me as if it was painted on by a calligrapher. No point in not getting a beautiful cup from the same firing, so here are 2 views of this set. Like all of Shawn’s pieces the tea ware works. I use this set for genmaicha and the rim stays cool and the shib is easy to manage even with boiling water.


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Victoria
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Sun May 05, 2019 4:43 pm

What a beautiful textural set @Janice. Also, your rattan mat is awesome.
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Sun May 05, 2019 8:37 pm

When I was in Thailand visiting my son and traveling around we stopped in a village of basket weavers. I got to try my hand at weaving and then found these hot pads in the village shop. The round one makes a perfect cushion on the ceramic tray and hot pads take up very little room in luggage.
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debunix
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Thu May 09, 2019 11:51 pm

I had a similar but not quite so nice shino shibo from Shawn that met an early demise courtesy of a tile floor and cat. Your set is lovely.
Teachronicles
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Mon May 13, 2019 2:35 am

I just ordered two bowls from his etsy a week ago and have received no shipping notification, and no reply to my messages to him. I guess he's been inactive for quite a while? I hope he gets back to me.....
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