Large Metal Rib

Large Metal Rib for Pottery
Large Metal Rib for Pottery

Large Metal Rib

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Flexible. Versatile. Essential. Metal ribs are all of these as part of your creative process, from smoothing a large slab of clay to putting the finishing touch on the side of a thrown bowl. This type of tool is always handy, and no ceramic artist should be without one.

DESCRIPTION

  • Wide, stainless steel, isosceles triangle metal rib
  • 16.1 cm width by 6 cm height (~6.3 by 2.6 inches)
  • Flexible, 0.006-inch thickness
  • 3.5 cm fine-tooth scoring section
  • Curved corners in two-angle options
  • Center hole on curved corners at 1 cm and 5 cm insets
  • Long edge with holes and line cutouts at 1 cm intervals
  • DiamondCore Tools logo cutout in the center

USES/BENEFITS

  • Flat edges to smooth all kinds of surfaces
  • Curved corners leave no lines while smoothing
  • The sides of the rib can trim excess or cut clay with straight edges
  • Holes on the long edge help measure on the fly
  • Rounded corners of the triangle have varying radiuses
  • Center hole on corners helps create circles of varying sizes
  • The scoring edge creates a ragged surface necessary for joining sections
  • Create small or larger scoring surfaces with a few tips or all the ridges

CAUTIONS

  • Use metal rib edges and scoring teeth with care
  • Observe all safety precautions
  • Keep out of the reach of children 

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  • MRIB SET1: Metal rib set including Small Rib, Large Rib, and Arc Carving Rib
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