Muddy Wheel Pottery and More

Phone/Fax: (712) 587-1553   |   Video Phone: (712) 560-3400  |  Email:

Rachel Johns: Deaf Interpreter Licensed in Iowa, Nebraska & South Dakota : NAD Level IV, NIC, RID

Handy Works

Handy Works
Handy Works

The Handy Works building was recently rennovated from a residential home to a commercial building. Handy Works is now the "home" to two businesses, Muddy Wheel Pottery and More and Deaf Interpreting Service for Siouxland.

Muddy Wheel Pottery & More

Muddy Wheel Pottery and More is also very excited to have a larger, more extensive space to showcase their one of a kind hand made goods. These goods include beautiful lead-free pottery, hand sewn rag-dolls and features other paintings and pieces of art from local artist.

Hours of Operation (Muddy Wheel Pottery & More.)
Monday 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
*Or by appointment

FAQ's on Lead-Free Pottery

Q. Why is “Lead free” important?
A. Lead free, high fire glazes are exclusively used to insure safety in our pieces. This is “utile” (useable) pottery. It is safe to cook in and eat from each piece.

Q. What is meant by “hand crafted”?
A. Each piece is thrown on a Potter’s Wheel or, “built” using slabs of clay and/or appliques.

Q. Why, “One of a kind”?
A. Since a person (not a machine) makes each piece exact duplications do not happen. Some pieces are similar in make-up and are parts of sets. Glazes and other treatments are applied with the individuality of the piece always in mind.

Q. Can I really cook in this?
A. Yes! The heat used to finish-fire each piece is in excess of 2,300 degrees Fahrenheit. Most ovens, used in food preparation, do not heat above 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Since there is no lead or metal in the glaze, it is also safe to use your pottery in the microwave oven.

Q. Can I freeze food in my pottery?
A. Although freezing will not effect the quality of the food, it is NOT recommended. Why? Cold temperatures make pottery more susceptible to breakage. If dropped (especially when very cold) expect your piece to shatter.

Deaf Interpreting Service for Siouxland

Deaf Interpreting Service for Siouxland is excited to offer a private and confidential location for on-site appointments and conversational sign language classes. The new office is fully equipped with video conferencing software and internet access.

Hours of Operation (D.I.S.S.)
Monday-Friday 8a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phones answered 24 hours a day.


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