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NEW! Starter Pottery Set (T1, P1, S1, S4, B8, SR, P1-2)

NEW! Starter Pottery Set (T1, P1, S1, S4, B8, SR, P1-2)

Regular price $149.00 Sale

Purchase the DiamondCore Tools Starter Pottery Set for only $149 and receive 1 each of the following (regular retail if purchased separately is $176):

T1 Half Dome Trimming Tool w/ Paddle Handle

DESCRIPTION: 
    17 mm wide half-dome shaped trimming tool
    This blade has both a round side and a crisp straight corner 
    Handle tip is paddle-shaped for a bonus smoothing tool
    12mm x12mm x16cm beautiful hardwood handle 
    Extremely sharp blade every time you use it

USES:
   High-performance pottery wheel trimming
   Shave off large, thin ribbons then transition to foot wall
   Rounding out bowls then move right up to straight foot
   Seamless transition from curved round to corner cut
   Unique optimized blade design to reduce chattering
   Also great for carving, shaving, sculpting, scraping

BENEFITS:
   Self-sharpening blades which get sharper with use
   Replaceable Blades - spare blade sets are available
   Blades are the same sharpness on both sides
   Rough-sanded handles for better grip and less fatigue
   Rugged stainless steel blades which don't rust or shatter
   Currently each tool comes with one free spare blade

CAUTIONS:
   Use all appropriate safety precautions
   Keep out of the reach of children
   Wood grain may vary.

Handmade in USA.

P1 Curved V Tip Zebrawood Pencil Carver

DESCRIPTION: 
    "V" Tip curved blade
    Zebrawood pencil carvers 
    For creating fine, clean straight or arced lines

USES:
    Carving deep or shallow
    Carving clay ( in the beak down position)
    Sgraffito ( in the beak up position)
    Mishima, sculpting, scraping and more

BENEFITS:
   Leave little to no burs or debris
   Carve faster and deeper if desired
   Can carve bone dry or leatherhard clay
   Adjustable blade angle
   5.5" long pencil-type handle
   Comfortable foam grip reduces fatigue
   Beautiful hardwood built-in stylus
   Self-sharpening stainless steel blades
   Spare blade sets are available

CAUTIONS:
   Use all appropriate safety precautions
   Keep out of the reach of children
   Woodgrain and foam grip colors may vary

   Handmade in the USA

StickyPad - Gripping Pad

DESCRIPTION: 
    8" dia. 3/16" thick mat of rubberized material
    Grips greenware pieces for trimming      
    Draw centering rings on the surface using a ballpoint pen
    Adheres to a smooth, dry, clean glossy bat or wheelhead

USES:
    Use it like a foam trim bat
    Keeps pieces stable on banding wheel for detailing
    Designed for trimming low-profile pieces
    Good for working with bisque, leatherhard or bone dry
    Can stabilize a piece of foam for a custom trimming chuck

BENEFITS:
    Ideal for trimming dinnerware and low profile pieces
    Trim without needing clay lumps
    Makes tap-centering unnecessary
    Saves on trimming time 
    Prevents clay residue on trimmed piece from lumps
    Allows the thickness to be checked easily
    Centering rings can be washed off with soapy water
    Works best in conjunction with our Trimming Spinner  

CAUTIONS:
   Use all appropriate safety precautions
   Do not use with water. StickyPads must be used dry only. 
   Slight downward pressure must be kept on the piece
   Do NOT use with tall, unstable, or out of balance pieces
   Keep out of the reach of children

Made in USA

Trimming Spinner

DESCRIPTION: 
    Trimming Spinner goes on the bottom of a pot or mug while trimming.  A finger of      the potters left hand rests in the concave center allowing the potter to stabilize the      trimming hand while trimming.  The wider footprint disperses downward pressure        to help prevent a thin-walled piece from collapsing. Thin, foam rubber backing            grips the piece. There are no moving parts.  A weighted string or fishing line can be      looped through the center hole and pulled/hung to mark lines down the side of a        piece, in lieu of a laser. 

USES:
    Aids in trimming
    Works well with our StickyBat and StickyPads
    Division marks for quick reference for markings

BENEFITS:
    Provides wider area to disperses downward pressure
    helps prevent a thin-walled piece from collapsing
    Allows trimming hand to be stabilized on other hand
    Convenient marks for 1/2 to 1/9th divisions   etc
    Rubber grip works better than a bottle cap 

CAUTIONS:
   Use all appropriate safety precautions
   Keep gentle downward pressure while piece is turning
   Keep out of the reach of children 

Made in the USA

Flexible Diamond Pad, Square Corners, 120#

DESCRIPTION: 
    2.5" X 2.5" flexible foam-backed pad with diamond grit
    1/4" foam-backing for ease of use

         120 grit (medium) general purpose

USES:

    Smooth off high-fired clay, glaze, bisque, tile, stone or glass
    Diamond grit work faster than sandpaper
    Removing a sharp chipped edge
    Fewer strokes and less force are required
    Smoothing the foot or the sides and rim of a ceramic piece

BENEFITS:
   Can be used wet or dry ( doesn't deteriorate in water)
   Far outlast sandpaper
   Far less fatigue than sandpaper
   Much easier and faster than other type of type of abrasive 
   Smooths foot to prevent scratching a table 
   Prevents sharp edge on foot from snagging a tablecloth

CAUTIONS:
   Use all appropriate safety precautions
   Keep out of the reach of children

Shrink Ruler (Double Sided)

An innovative way to measure the shrinkage of your clay. Works great when making replacement lids for a casserole dish that has been bisque fired. This flexible two-sided plastic ruler has 4 clay shrinkage percentages to aid in matching lids to bowls etc. 14% 12%, 10%, 6%.

( The photos show the two sides of the same ruler, 6% and 10% on one side and 12% and 14% on the other side,)