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(R1) Trapazoid Handheld Clay Extruder

Z-DCT148
£46.17Stock Available:  4

The R1 Trapezoid Handheld Clay Extruder from DiamondCore® Tools was the first in our line of foot and handle-making tools. You can quickly create clean and beautiful accents for your ceramic pieces with the R1 Extruder.

DESCRIPTION: 

  • Slices through a slab to make a trapezoid foot shape
  • Angled, stainless-steel blade leaves clean edges and pulls through clay effortlessly
  • 4 3/8-inch (11 cm)-long hardwood handles
  • Great for feet, handles, and more 
  • Adjustable-depth ski controls the thickness of the cut
  • The thumb screw allows for easy ski adjustment
  • Max approx. blade width 17 mm X height 19 mm
  • Min approx. blade width 16 mm X height 14 mm
  • Wood grain may vary

USES/BENEFITS:

  • Make feet for slab-built pieces
  • Ideal for hand-builders and useful for throwers
  • Consistent shape and adjustable thickness
  • So easy to use; avoid all that pulling
  • Works on a variety of clay types
  • Always-sharp stainless-steel blade won’t rust or shatter
  • A variety of basic and intricate shapes are available

CAUTIONS:

  • Not designed to be used with extremely wet or sticky clay
  • Use all safety precautions
  • Keep out of the reach of children 

TIP:

For best results, use these foot and handle-making tools when the clay is not extremely wet or sticky. The clay tool blade should be clean and dry. Ideally, pull the extrusion up and out as it is being formed or fold back the sides of the slab so the extrusion pops up and out.