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So many clay tools! Where does a potter start? We’ve been asked countless times which tools would we recommend to start with, so we think we came up with a good solution. The clay heads at Mudtools have gathered together what they feel are the indispensable basics:

• 3 Polymer Ribs: R1, Y2, G4
• 1 Mudshark
• 1 Green Standard Cut-off wire
• 1 Stainless Long Scraper Rib (12 teeth)
• 1 Small Shredder
• 1 Do•All Trim Tool
• 1 Mudsponge – Blue Workhorse

All neatly boxed up for you! $85 worth of Mudtools!
Perfect for schools, workshops or anyone new to Mudtools!
$69.88

   

Sherrill Flexible Ribs

Sherrill ribs are made from a flexible material that performs very well and actually gets better with use- it's self-polishing. Unlike rubber this material will not develop burrs. In fact, the more you use it the nicer it becomes. They will actually burnish themselves as you use them.  Each rib shape is available in four hardnesses from very soft to very firm.  You choose the shape and hardness that suits your clay and your working style.

 List Price $7.00  
OUR Price $5.94

softest Sherrill Flexible Ribshardest

Buy Description Price
Sherrill R0 Rib $5.94
Sherrill Y0 Rib $5.94
Sherrill G0 Rib $5.94
Sherrill B0 Rib $5.94

Red- Very Soft

Sherrill Flexible Ribs

 
Buy Description Price
MudTool R1 $5.94
MudTool R2 $5.94
MudTool R3 $5.94
MudTool R4 $5.94
MudTool R5 $5.94

 

Buy Description Price
MudTool Y1 $5.94
MudTool Y2 $5.94
MudTool Y3 $5.94
MudTool Y4 $5.94
MudTool Y5 $5.94

 

Yellow- Soft

Yellow-Soft tools

Green- Medium

   

 

Buy Description Price
MudTool G1 $5.94
MudTool G2 $5.94
MudTool G3 $5.94
MudTool G4 $5.94
MudTool G5 $5.94

 

   

 

Buy Description Price
MudTool B1 $5.94
MudTool B2 $5.94
MudTool B3 $5.94
MudTool B4 $5.94
MudTool B5 $5.94

 

Blue- Firm

Sherrill Flexible Ribs

Sherrill Large Bowl Ribs

Sherrill Large Bowl Ribs

New Sherrill Large Bowl Ribs are available in two different hardness types. The Green Large Bowl rib is Firm. The Yellow Large Bowl Rib is a Medium flex type. The Large Bowl Ribs measure 6" X 4".

Buy Description Retail Price
Large Bowl Rib - Green $14.00 $11.18
Large Bowl Rib - Yellow $14.00 $11.18

Sherrill Platter Ribs - Dark Green - Firmer

Sherrill Platter Ribs - Dark Green - Firmer

New Sherrill Platter Ribs are available in 2 sizes to accommodate different needs for potters. The Large Platter Rib measures 11.5" and the Medium Platter Rib measures 7.5"

Buy Description Retail Price
Platter Rib Green - Large $16.00 $13.60
Platter Rib Green - Small $14.00 $11.90

Sherrill Small Bowl Ribs

Sherrill Small Bowl Ribs

New Sherrill Small Bowl Ribs offer you the choice of flexibility to your creative clay projects.

Buy Description Price
Small Bowl Rib - Red $6.84
Small Bowl Rib - Yellow $6.84
Small Bowl Rib - Green $6.84
Small Bowl Rib - Blue $6.84

Sherrill Clean Up Mudsponge Blue

Sherrill Clean Up Mudsponge Blue

Shaped like the traditional kidney rib, this synthetic sponge is the best tough and consistent sponge available to potters today.

List $5.00
Ours $3.90

Sherrill Medium Mudsponge Orange

Sherrill Medium Mudsponge Orange

Shaped like the traditional kidney rib, this synthetic sponge is the best tough and consistent sponge available to potters today.

List $5.00
Ours $3.90

 

Sherrill Finishing Mudsponge White

Shaped like the traditional kidney rib, this synthetic sponge is perfect for finishing your works of art

List $7.00
Ours $5.48

 

Sherrill Rasp Shredder

 

The Sherrill Rasp Shredder is new from Sherrill Mud Tools. Available in 2 different styles.   

Sherrill Conical Rasp Shredder
11" X 1.25"

List $10.00
Ours $7.88

Sherrill Flat Rasp Shredder
11" X 1.50"

List $10.00
Ours $7.88

 

Sherrill Rasp Shredder

Sherrill Shredder

 

The Shredder is a shear form tool specifically designed for use with leather hard clay-- it will not clog with clay or cause undue fatigue.  A really handy tool!

List $8.00
Ours $6.69

 

Sherrill Shredder

Replacement Blades- Set of 2 $5.00

Mudwire Cut Off Tool

The green Mudwire is ergonomically designed to be a pleasure to use. The handle is made with a durable polymer and is shaped to give you a good grip without having to wrap the wire around your fingers. The high grade stainless steel braided cable is more resistant to kinking than traditional cut-off wires. This cut-off wire is suited for a standard wheel-head and makes a clean cut- you’ll use it every day. 15"

List $7.00
Ours $5.84

Mudwire Cut Off Tool

Curly Mudwire Cut Off Tool

It’s more than just a cut-off tool – when you pull it through the clay it leaves a beautiful pattern. Use it for faceting and you getSrface that looks beautiful on wood-fired or salt-fired pots and under glazes that break. The stainless steel curly wire comes to you compressed and you pull it out to get the curl that suits you. 15"

List $8.00
Ours $6.64

Curly Mudwire Cut Off Tool

Heavy-Duty Mudwire Cut Off Tool

The Heavy Duty Black Mudwire is the big brother of the general-use green wire. The handle is made with a durable polymer and is shaped to give you a good grip without having to wrap the wire around your fingers. The high grade surgical stainless steel braided cable is more resistant to kinking than traditional cut-off wires. The black Mudwire is made with a heavier cable appropriate to use under heavier/ larger pots and platters. Good for cutting big slabs off a block of clay. 19.5"

List $8.00
Ours $6.64

Heavy-Duty Mudwire Cut Off Tool

The Bump

The Bump is made with a solid aluminum shaft that is bendable but not flexible. The sponge end is a very dense material that becomes chamois-like when wet and it has a hard ball inside of that. The whole thing is designed to allow for great leverage to move clay in those tricky places that you cannot get your hand.

List $24.00
Ours $19.18

The Bump

The Baby Bump

12½" long

List $18.00
Ours $15.24

The Baby Bump

Sherrill MudShark Needle/Knife Tool

Needle folds safely away for storage or while using the knife end.

List $8.00
Ours $6.79

Color will vary

Sherrill MudShark Needle/Knife Tool

Sherrill Bulls Tongue

10.25" Long

List $20.00
Ours $16.88

Color will vary

Sherrill Bulls Tongue

Sherrill Drag Tool

For fluting and carving; two different sized blades.

List $20.00
Ours $16.88

Color will vary

Sherrill Drag Tool

Sherrill Do-All Tool

The sharpened more familiar spade shape provides an excellent precise cutting edge, especial for working the details around the foot of tea bowls, bowls and plates. The curl, provides both a broad surface for smoothing and a tight shape for detail trimming.

List $20.00
Ours $16.88
 

Sherrill Do-All Tool
Sherrill Petal Tools

Sherrill Petal Tools

Michael Sherrill and Mudtools are proud to unveil six new carving blades in his Signature Series. The Petal Knives are handcrafted in Michael's studio from professional grade carbon steel, copper and reclaimed local hardwood. Mudtools strives to make tools that are functional, durable and beautiful. The tool in your hand should be as beautiful as the work you make.

Buy Description Retail Price
Petal Knife 1 $40.00 $32.88
Petal Knife 2 $40.00 $32.88
Petal Knife 3 $40.00 $32.88
Petal Blade 4 $40.00 $32.88
Petal Knife 5 $40.00 $32.88
Petal Knife 6 $40.00 $32.88

Sherrill Zipper Bridge and Extrusion Die Set

Zipper Bridge – The Zipper Bridge re-knits the clay, eliminating seam failure during drying and firing. It also allows for immediate manipulation of your extrusion into other forms.

Precision Radius Extrusion Dies – Very strong and smooth extrusion allows the clay to flow through the die into compression and flow out so you can work directly out of the extruder without sharp edges that could make your extrusion fail.

Variable wall thickness – Quickly and easily change the internal die to alter the wall thickness of your extrusion.

Highest quality material available. Water and corrosion resistant - This tool should provide a lifetime of service.

List $250.00
Ours $210.88

Sherrill Zipper Bridge and Extrusion Die Set

Sherrill Mudcutter w/ Straight Wire

The Mudcutter may be the most useful tool that you didn’t know you needed. It’s a wire tool with a handle. It can easily cut a plug of clay coming out of a 4 inch pug mill or cut a spout on an angle before attaching it the pot; it’s like an extra hand if you’re cutting clay off an extruder. Made with stainless steel and a comfortable polymer handle. Can be used with a straight or curly wire.

List $30.00
Ours $24.95

Wire Type:

Sherrill Mudcutter w/ Straight Wire

Sherrill Carving Bow w/ Curly Wire

Our new carving bow for cutting, texturing and faceting all clay surfaces. Its compact design gets you closer to your work and is available with a twisted or straight wire. Replacement wires are available. (with curly wire) Color varies.

List $30.00
Ours $24.95

Wire Type:  

Sherrill Carving Bow

Sherrill Carving Curly Wire

Replacement Wires

Buy Description List Price
Mudcutter Straight-3 $9 $7.95
Mudcutter Curly-3 $15 $11.75
Carving Bow Straight-3 $9 $7.95
Carving Bow Curly-3 $15 $11.75

ALL REPLACEMENT WIRES COME 3 TO A PACKAGE!

Replacement Wires

Replacement wires for Mudcutter & Carving Bow tools

Replacement wires are available in either straight or curly designs. The Mudcutter is slightly larger than the Carving Bow, thus the wires are specific for each tool.

 

Sherrill Paddle Large
12" x 3.75"

We make ours out of reclaimed locust wood. The North American Locust tree is sadly disappearing from our Southern Appalachian forests. We rescue this beautiful hardwood from dead trees to make a paddle that will give you a lifetime of use. This little guy works hard, whether you are using it to close two seams together, to put a pleat in a tea bowl or to deform a small pot.

 

Why do we offer a sleeve for the Paddle? The Paddle will do the job with or without a cover, but if you work in wet sticky clay then you know how a paddle wants to cling to the surface. A sleeve will let the paddle release quickly when you slap the clay. Get one and start slapping your clay today!

Sleeve Color May Vary

List $40.00
Ours $32.98

Sherrill Paddle Large
Sherrill Paddle Large

Sherrill Paddle Small
10.75" x 1.75"

This is my favorite general use Paddle shape. We make ours out of reclaimed locust wood. The North American Locust tree is sadly disappearing from our Southern Appalachian forests. We rescue this beautiful hardwood from dead trees to make a paddle that will give you a lifetime of use. This little guy works hard, whether you are using it to close two seams together, to put a pleat in a tea bowl or to deform a small pot.

Why do we offer a sleeve for the Paddle? The Paddle will do the job with or without a cover, but if you work in wet sticky clay then you know how a paddle wants to cling to the surface. A sleeve will let the paddle release quickly when you slap the clay. Get one and start slapping your clay today!

Sleeve Color May Vary

List $20.00
Ours $15.98

Sherrill Paddle Small
Sherrill Paddle Small

Sherrill Shape 8 Stainless Steel Rib

List $14.00
Ours $11.85

Sherrill Shape 8 Stainless Steel Rib

Hax Tool

With its serrated edge, the HAX is Michael's version of a hacksaw blade for scoring and manicuring. It is designed specifically for clay, especially for fine particle clay like porcelain. The HAX tool is made of flexible, bendable stainless steel and it can be bent for rounded surfaces and hard to reach areas.


Hax Tool

Comes in package of 2
List $10.00 Ours $7.90

Drawing Ribs

Love texture? We do! For years Michael has altered his metal ribs to create interesting surfaces. Our Drawing Ribs are made out of cutlery grade stainless steel. The Bean shape is a perfect for bowls and cups, both inside and out. Choose from 5 different edges.

Buy Description List Our
Mudtool DB0 Smooth Rib $12 $10.20
Mudtool DB1 Organic Rib $12 $10.20
Mudtool DB2 Wave Rib $12 $10.20
Mudtool DB3 Angle Rib $12 $10.20
Mudtool DB4 Wave Rib $12 $10.20

Drawing Ribs

Drawing Ribs

Love texture? We do! For years Michael has altered his metal ribs to create interesting surfaces. Our Drawing Ribs are made out of cutlery grade stainless steel. This leaf shape is a perfect fit for your finger tips and the sharp tip is great for getting in to close corners. Think of it like a pen nib. Choose from 5 different edges.

Buy Description List Our
Mudtool DL0 Smooth Rib $10 $8.50
Mudtool DL1 Organic Rib $10 $8.50
Mudtool DL2 Wave Rib $10 $8.50
Mudtool DL3 Angle Rib $10 $8.50
Mudtool DL4 Angle Rib $10 $8.50

Drawing Ribs

Drawing Ribs

Love texture? We do! For years Michael has altered his metal ribs to create interesting surfaces. Our Drawing Ribs are made out of cutlery grade stainless steel. The Pebble shape is great for concave surfaces like the inside of a bowl. Choose from 5 different edges.

Buy Description List Our
Mudtool DP0 Smooth Rib $12 $10.20
Mudtool DP1 Organic Rib $12 $10.20
Mudtool DP2 Wave Rib $12 $10.20
Mudtool DP3 Angle Rib $12 $10.20
Mudtool DP4 Angle Rib $12 $10.20

Drawing Ribs

Stainless Steel Ribs

Mudtools understands that there are times when you just need a stainless steel rib. In fact, some people prefer stainless steel over other choices for some of their work. We are proud to offer the stainless steel ribs shown below. These ribs are constructed from the finest cutlery grade, flexible stainless steel available.

Buy Description List Our
Mudtool SS0 Rib $7 $5.94
Mudtool SS1 Rib $7 $5.94
Mudtool SS2 Rib $7 $5.94
Mudtool SS4 Rib $7 $5.94
Mudtool SS5 Rib $7 $5.94
Mudtool SS7 Rib $14 $11.80
Mudtool SSXL Rib $14 $11.80

Stainless Steel Ribs

Paisley Stainless Steel Scrapers

Available with either a fine 18-tooth serrated (SS-P18) or extra fine 24-tooth (SS-P24) serrated edge, or a plain smooth edge (SS-P). Made from the highest quality stainless steel, these scrapers are flexible and bendable.
Scrapers are 3 1/4" long by 2 5/8" high.

Buy Description List Price
Mudtool SS-P18 $7 $5.94
Mudtool SS-P24 $7 $5.94
Mudtool SS-P $7 $5.94

Paisley Stainless Steel Scrapers

Long Stainless Steel Scrapers

Available with either a smooth (SSL), coarse 10-tooth (XL10), 12-tooth (SSL12), fine 18-tooth serrated (SSL18) or extra fine 24-tooth (SSL24) serrated edge. Made from the highest quality stainless steel, these scrapers are flexible and bendable.

Buy Description List Price
Mudtool XL10 $14 $11.80
Mudtool SSL $7 $5.94
Mudtool SSL12 $7 $5.94
Mudtool SSL18 $7 $5.94
Mudtool SSL24 $7 $5.94

Long Stainless Steel Scrapers

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