Building Your Pottery Tool Collection

With DiamondCore® Tools, it's easy to add to your collection with our high-quality tools that get the job done right! If you already have some of our tools in your collection, you know that you can accomplish more than you could've imagined before with your pottery tools. With blades that are sharper, thinner and more durable than others on the market, you'll have less fatigue and a professional ceramic piece to show for it. 

Let's go over the pottery tools that the professionals at DiamondCore® would recommend you add to your collection!

Carving Tools

1. P1 Curved V Tip Carving Tool

Our P1 Carving Tool is a must-have for your pottery tool collection! The pencil-like handle on this tool allows you to carve easily, creating crisp, clean lines through your clay. If you haven't tried DiamondCore® Tools before, this is the tool you'll want to try first. We bet that your collection will continue to grow from there!

2. P2 Curved U Tip 6mm Carving Tool

If you want to create thicker carvings in your clay, our P2 Carving Tool is what you've been looking for! The extra-sharp blade on this tool allows you to easily cut through clay to create the designs you want for your ceramic work. Our P2 Carving Tool is a must-have tool in your collection! 

Fine Point Carving Tools

3. FP2 Fine Point Arrow Carving Tool

The arrow-shaped blade of our FP2 Carving Tool allows you to carve in multiple directions and angles within a tight space. The homemade handle has two comfortable grip additions that minimize fatigue during long studio sessions. See how this tool can take your ceramics to the next level! 

4. FP9 Fine Point Micro Half Dome Carving Tool

The unique shape of our FP9 Carving Tool gives you the ability to easily transition from round to corner-cut fine lines with its versatile blade shape. You'll love this mini version of our popular T1 Trimming Tool!

Fluting Tools

5. X1 12mm V Fluting Tool 

Fluting Tools are some of our latest additions to the DiamondCore® Tools family. We love them, and we think you will too! The X1 Fluting Tool allows you to instantly get into a groove by carving with a blade that creates a variety of convex gradients within the carved lines. Whether you're pulling straight or curved lines, the X1 will create buttery smooth 12mm lines throughout your clay. Order now to see how this tool will benefit your collection! 

See the fluting tools in this new collection in the YouTube video below!

Trimming Tools

6. T2 Arc Pottery Trimming Tool w/ Cone Shaped Stylus

If you're looking for an excellent tool for carving, shaving, sculpting and scraping, the T2 Trimming Tool is what you need in your pottery tool collection! The 30mm wide arc allows you to shave off ribbons of clay with ease, helping you achieve more while preventing fatigue. 

Metal Rib Set

DiamondCore® Tools Metal Rib Set is a must-have in your collection! Whether you're smoothing a slab of clay or carving a rounded piece, our metal ribs will be able to help you in all stages of your creative process. This set comes with our Small Metal Rib, Large Metal Rib and Arc Carving Metal Rib – all helping you to smooth your ceramic work and create crisp, practical grooves. 

Diamond Stylus Tools

7. L1 Diamond Sgraffito Stylus Tool – Needle / 1mm Ball

Our L1 Stylus Tool features a 1mm diamond ball tip on one end and a diamond needle tip on the other. The pencil-like handle is easy to grip and is perfect for carving, fine-line sgraffito details. This is a must-have tool in your collection! 

8. L3 Diamond Sgraffito Stylus Tool – Small Football / Large Football

This tool was created for fine sgraffito detailing on dry clay and will give you slightly thicker 1.7mm and 2.5mm carvings compared with our L1 and L2 Stylus Tools. You'll love seeing how you can take your sgraffito projects to the next level with our L3 diamond stylus tool!

New DiamondCore® Tools

At DiamondCore®, we are constantly working on adding new tools to our collection so that you can add them to yours! Keep an eye out for new tools added to the website, or subscribe to our email at the bottom of our website so that you can be the first to hear about new pottery tool releases or savings opportunities! 

If you have questions about choosing the right pottery tools for your project, we're here to help! Leave a comment here on the blog, send us an email or get in touch with our team on social media — we're on Facebook and Instagram!

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