[Clayart] Home made tools using table knives
eeden at vermontel.net
Sat Jan 16 16:20:55 EST 2016
Hi Rebecca and all,
We made one great tool from a table knife. Shaped end to 90° smoothed
point and curved the end a bit. Made a really great tool for
smoothing sculptural stuff.
On Jan 13, 2016, at 10:58 AM, Rebecca Dunn via Clayart wrote:
> For years I have frequented thrift stores and I often see large
> numbers of unwanted table knives. Forks and spoons find a home
> quickly but the table knives just keep piling up. I have always
> wanted to use this plentiful supply of metal to make something. I
> have done some internet searching to find out general info and I
> have not really found anything helpful. I do not know if the type
> of metal that they are made of will lend itself to any manipulation.
> My thoughts run from art projects to tools. I have not experimented
> with any and I wonder if anyone has any experience with using these
> as a starting point for any project. I imagine most are stainless
> steel. Thanks for any ideas.
> Rebecca D. Dunn (Becky)
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