Get your hands dirty and make something for the Clay Contest; all clay-related projects are eligible! The Ceramic Shop is providing amazing prizes for this contest and you won't want to miss out. For the purpose of this contest, entries may use natural clay or any other moldable, malleable, clay-like product.

Use your imagination and create something exceptional to win a Skutt Firebox Kiln, 25 pounds of smooth white clay, glazes, tools, and lots more. Entries will be judged based on originality, clarity, and thorough documentation. Good luck and have fun.

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The Clay Contest 2016 is closed.

Grand Prize

19 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Up prize winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt or stainless steel mug.
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Aug 22, 2016 and Oct 17, 2016 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Clay Contest 2016. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.