THE STEVE TOOL
Wild Texture on Pottery
The Steve Tool is a texture application tool. It is a re-invention of the wheel designed specifically for clay. ~ It doesn’t clog easy so you get lots of raw texture! Use the tool to apply texture to thrown or hand built work.
How To use The Steve Tool for wild texture on pottery!
Throw a cylinder, apply texture, then stretch the pot out to your desired shape.
Configure the texture wheels any way you like for thousands of texture results.
You'll be capable of producing hundreds of surface affects on wheel thrown pottery or hand built clay-work!
The same Steve Tool can be configured into many variant designs by rearranging the disks over the shaft in assorted patterns.
Loosen the nuts, adjust the plastic disks into alternate locations & retighten the nuts. It's just a wheel, so let it spin.
~ Yes it works for hand building or sculpting as well as thrown pieces. One tool can be configured many ways for many different texture results.
You receive in the same tool kit BOTH the gear style and spoke style texture disks.
Textured surfaces can add another layer of interest to your shapes and also control runny glazes.
Use it for pastry? Why not? Use it on soft food materials like bread, pastry, pie crusts.