The Shipwright's Mug

I just am so buoyed, so inspired and excited by working with this wood/ceramic relationship.  I am so attracted to how it looks, the marriage of the two materials - in a gushy kind of way.  

I call it the Shipwright's Mug.  I know, I'm romanticising here.  

  1. A person who designsbuilds and repairs ships, especially wooden ones.

    • A shipwright is one who builds or repairs ships using whatever materials are available including, but not limited to wood, metal, plastic, and concrete. / A master shipwright is one who has learned to use his skills with precision and is capable of teaching them to others. His knowledge includes mathematics, mechanics, and the use of tool; they also include the application of imagination, ingenuity, creativity, and vision of what can be