Shape 3 is 5″ wide and gives a good sweep across the clay. This is a good rib if you throw larger objects. Michael Sherrill uses the Green Medium or Blue Firm because they are stiffer and bite into the clay.
Red – Very Soft
Yellow – Soft
Green – Medium
Blue – Firm
Whether you are throwing clay on the wheel, hand building or sculpting, the pottery rib is a classic and essential tool. It acts as an extension of the potters hand to create shapes and surfaces that fingers alone can not achieve.
We believe our tools should not only function well, but should be pleasant to look at and a joy to use. Whatever you want to make, we’ve got you covered.