Everything You Need to Know About the DiamondCore® Tools Arc Shaver

When it comes to ceramic art, the right tools can make all the difference in bringing your vision to life. That's why artists around the world trust DiamondCore® Tools as a leader in high-quality ceramic tools. And now, we’ve raised the bar even higher with our latest innovation: an adjustable arc shaver.

Whether you're a seasoned pottery professional or just starting your creative journey, our arc shaver is designed to enhance your craft and take your ceramic work to new heights.

We’ll go over the artistry and precision behind DiamondCore Tools' new Arc Shaver and describe how it can revolutionize the way you shape, trim and carve your ceramic creations. 

What Are Arc Shavers?

Our state-of-the-art DiamondCore® Tools Arc Shaver is a unique pottery tool that effortlessly shaves away leather-hard clay from hand-thrown pottery and intricate hand-built and sculptural pieces. Witness the transformative power of our arc shaver as it enables you to reshape your artistic vision with unparalleled ease and efficiency. 

Engineered with an adjustable hardwood handle and a precision-cut stainless steel blade, our arc shaver offers precision and durability.

The unique, flexible design allows you to effortlessly adjust the curvature of the blade. This unique feature gives you full control over the contact the teeth of the blade have with the clay surface, empowering you to achieve precision cuts and shaping like never before.




Benefits of Arc Shavers

Our arc shaver will revolutionize the way you shave away clay from your ceramic work. 

  • Can be used for carving, sculpting or trimming ceramic projects
  • Removes leather-hard or bone-dry clay
  • Flexible stainless steel blade glides over the surface of the clay
  • Adjustable handle shortens or lengthens the blade’s contact surface 
  • Easily remove clay shavings from the tool
  • Sharp blade surface increases efficiency and reduces hand fatigue 

Key Features of DiamondCore® Tools’ Arc Shaver

We’ve added all of the classic favorites that DiamondCore® Tools customers trust and love — as well as some fun extras that really make this tool stand out.

  • Flexible stainless steel blade with precision-cut grating holes
  • Adjustable-angle hardwood handle with thumb screw pivot points
    • Use a thumb screw to loosen joints, adjust to the preferred angle, and tighten the screws.
  • 4.3-inch (110 mm) hardwood handle, 4.9-inch (125 mm) blade with 74 holes

Tips and Techniques for Using Arc Shavers

Learn more in our Instagram livestream as in-house artist Nicholai shares valuable insights, tips and techniques on how to personalize and optimize the Arc Shaver to align perfectly with your unique pottery aspirations and goals. 

Through this livestream, you can unlock the full potential of your pottery shaver.




Try Our New Arc Shaver for Yourself

The new DiamondCore® Tools Arc Shaver is a must in your pottery tools collection. Artists are excited to get their hands on this revolutionary new tool. 

“This is not only beautiful, but looks like a workhorse of a tool. This is exciting😍🙌” - @andrea.lynn.pottery

“Who are your guys who think this up? I may need one just because it’s clever.” - @suestaub

“Now this is cool! You guys never disappoint on awesome innovations.” - @emilychristineceramics

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If you have any questions about our new arc shaver, we’re here to help. Leave a comment or get in touch with our team on Facebook and Instagram. We can’t wait to see what you’re creating.

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