Mud Dabbers Pottery and Crafts. - BalsamOnlineAddress20767 Great Smoky Mountain Expy.Waynesville, PhonePrimary - (828) 456-1916 Mud Dabbers’s Pottery and Crafts was established in 1987 by John Dodson and his family, in Brevard, NC. They expanded in September of 1997 to include a shop and studio in Haywood County. The Dodson family enjoys forming original handcrafted items from natural material. Each pottery piece is fired to earthenware or stoneware temperatures & decorated with lead free glazes. Each family member has their own distinct style. Some pieces are traditional & others are more contemporary. Functional and decorative pieces are made.