Choosing Your Pottery Wheel

NIDEC-SHIMPO has a variety of Pottery Wheels that can suit all of your needs. Which pottery wheel is right for me?

SHIMPO VL-WHISPER
✅ Direct Drive
◻ Belt Driven
✅ Stationary
◻ Portable

SHIMPO RK-WHISPER
✅ Direct Drive
◻ Belt Driven
✅ Stationary
◻ Portable

SHIMPO VL-LITE
◻ Direct Drive
✅ Belt Driven
✅ Stationary
✅ Portable

SHIMPO ASPIRE
◻ Direct Drive
✅ Belt Driven
◻ Stationary
✅ Portable

Questions to ask yourself…

How much space is in my studio?
How large will I be throwing?
Will I have a permanent designated space or will I need to move the wheel or wheels?
Will I want to alter thrown forms on my wheel after throwing?
Will I want to use my wheel to throw standing?
Will I want to have a portable wheel for demonstrating or teaching purposes?
Will I need a wheel for handicap accessibility?
How much money do I want to spend?
There are so many choices; we want you to make the right decision while investing!

VL and RK-WHISPER Pottery Wheel Promotion

All school orders in the 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES consisting of 5 or more SHIMPO VL or RK-WHISPER wheels receive FREE ADJUSTABLE STOOLS with each wheel and FREE SHIPPING! Contact your local NIDEC-SHIMPO dealer today for more details!