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Lewinger sitting behind his wheel. “I’ve gotten really efficient at what I do on the wheel,” he says. “I can throw a lot in a day – so much more than I could a year ago, and with a higher success rate. If I were to scale up my studio and start slipcasting, it would slow me down at first. I’d have to slipcast a lot of molds in order to produce the same amount I can throw.”