Welcome to The Handle Factory (AKA Shelburne Falls Community Clay), a new and growing community clay center housed in a renovated cutlery factory in beautiful ¬†Shelburne Falls, MA. In addition to offering classes for adults and children, the studio offers an opportunity for people with experience working in clay to become studio members, paying a monthly fee for full access to our well equipped and spacious new studio. The 2400+ square foot space is equipped with 16 potters wheels, 2 electric kilns, (with plans for a gas/raku and pit firing kilns in the works), a slab roller, ample shelving and table workspace, and lots of beautiful glaze options. The studio is housed in the former Lamson and Goodnow factory complex which is being renovated into studios, offices and maker’s spaces.