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Personal clay tools
cutter, wire and new handles


I had some bad quality Clay Ribbon Cutters and was tired they bended also a cutter wire but with useless handles and this was why I got going.

You can read more in the wee blog: http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/45121

Pictures:
1. Clay cutter and wire.
2. Cutter shaped from recycled car wind screen washer.
3. Spin, spin, spin.
4. Mounting wire.
5. Handle for existing tools.
6. Tools in the box.

Hope this can inspire,

Best thoughts,

MaFe

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.





8 comments so far

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lew

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#1 posted 01-06-2015 05:07 PM

Cool Tools, Mads!

Thanks for the idea of the stainless steel wire. I’ll be saving my old ones from now on!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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bko

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#2 posted 01-06-2015 05:22 PM

Great tools as always! That stainless wire can also be used to burn in lines on the lathe.

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grizzman

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#3 posted 01-06-2015 06:37 PM

that is one pipen hot set of tools, you did a great job on this, from what i see , this is a smokin hot deal with all those tools…lol..yes there could be a play on words here…lol…from me…oh i dont believe it….lol

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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muesli

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#4 posted 01-06-2015 06:55 PM

Very nice tools and really a god idea using parts of old car screen wipers.

From time to time I make sculptures from soapstone, limestone, ytong or wood. For developing my ideas I sometimes make smaller models from Plastilin. So I will copy your tools because they are really useful for Plastilin too.

Thanks a lot for sharing!

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Schwieb

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#5 posted 01-07-2015 02:17 PM

Your work always demonstrates your passion for nicely made things.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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Philip

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#6 posted 01-08-2015 02:51 AM

Mads, that is brilliant

-- I never finish anyth

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 01-15-2015 04:51 AM

Nice tools, Mads. Ones you make are the best!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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mafe

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#8 posted 01-16-2015 12:35 PM

Jim, yes I so agree the once we make are soo much bigger joy to use and I find that beautiful, this basic joy of creating we seems to have.
Philip, clayilant at least…
Ken, smiles thanks, I think I find it hard to hide my joy.
Muesli, (how did you come up with that name) so happy if it can be useful, for me the greatest joy of a post or a blog are when some one can use it.
Grizz, smokey (what have you been smoking, laughs).
BKO, I have one for the lathe too, and actually went and made handles for it after your comments, thanks.
Lew, smiles I also have a really long list of want to do projects, life is way too short and that’s wonderful.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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