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scoring tool

updated mon 16 oct 06


logan johnson on sun 15 oct 06

. . Hi Gang,
I just wanted to put in my two cents worth.
I've been using a scoring rib since my first ceramics class about ten yrs.ago. I've tried the small forks (not the fondue type but I'll try that one today ;oD), the needle tools, skewers & basically anything else anyone has recommended . The tool that works best for me is still the flexible metal scoring rib. It's the same size as the standard metal kidney found in most basic tool kits but it has teeth. they usually run about a buck to a buck & a half. I'm sure most if not all supply places have them. If you have a large-ish area to score I personally prefer the rib with it's wide row of small teeth. I'm too impatient to sit using 2-6 teeth when I can use a 3 inch row of them. If for any reason anybody can't find them drop me a line & I'll be glad to help you out. Since it's my anniversary I won't be posting any more today 'cause the hubby has something planned ( I wish I knew what it was) but I had to check in while he was putting together his new leaf blower I
better get off now before he starts blowing the house to shambles! ;oD
Have a good on all!

Logan Johnson
Yakima Valley Pottery & Supply
719 W Nob Hill Blvd. Ste C
Yakima, WA 98902
"Carpe Argillam!!"

beardiepaw on sun 15 oct 06

I use an old toothbrush, slip,water and vinegar. Never had something come
loose, at least not yet!
Sher Morrow