Tools by Bill Van Gilder
Aluminum Wire Knife by Van Gilder
The aluminum wire knife is used for carving facets on the surface of forms.
Glaze Siphon Blower by Van Gilder
The glaze siphon blower blows blushes of color where desired on forms.
Hole Cutter Tool by Van Gilder
Large hole cutter tool.
Profile Rib by Van Gilder
The profile rib creates interesting shapes at the foot and rim of thrown pieces.
Rope Roller by Van Gilder
Rope rollers create rope textures on soft clay. You can combine with other texturing techniques to enhance unique surfaces.
Textured Block Set By Van Gilder
Textured Block Set–Roll ropes of clay between the two corrugated surfaces for varied and interesting treatment.
Undercut Tool by Van Gilder
The undercut tool is a handy 45 degree angle tool for undercutting feet on thrown pieces.
Van Gilder Hump Cut Off Tool
Shape the foot with one end. Quick cut off with the other.
Wiggle Wire by Van Gilder
The Wiggle Wire gives an interesting surface to the bottoms of thrown pots along with other possibilities.