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Bill van Gilder Tools

Bill van Gilder has been designing and refining pottery tools for the last 30 years. He is both a master potter and the host of the DIY network’s series called “Throwing Clay”.  In his network DIY series, he generously shares his techniques and use of his tools. Bill has demonstrated his tools at the 2005 and 2006 NCECA conferences. Potters love them.

In the tool descriptions below, Bill discusses the unique qualities of each tool and how it is used.

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Aluminum Wire Knife
Price: $16.95
Aluminum Wire Knife
3" wire length in a 5" x 3/4" U-shaped frame
Bill van Gilders Pottery Techniques DVD #1
MSRP: $49.95
Price: $44.95
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Bill van Gilders Pottery Techniques DVD #1
Getting Started: Bowl, Cup, Plate (25 min) and Making Handles, Part 1 (32 min)
Bill van Gilders Pottery Techniques DVD #2
MSRP: $49.95
Price: $44.95
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Bill van Gilders Pottery Techniques DVD #2
Making Lidded Forms, Part 1 (49 min) and Trimming Techniques (38 min)
Hole Cutter
Price: $11.95
Hole Cutter
Hardwood tapered handle is 2-1/2" in length, metal cutting blade is 2-3/4" in length
Hump Cut Off Tool
Price: $7.25
Hump Cut Off Tool
6-1/2" L. x 1/2" hardwood with 8" string
Profiled Foot Rib
Price: $6.25
Profiled Foot Rib
Size: 2" x 2-1/2" x 3/8" thickness
Rope Texture Rollers
Price: Starting at $4.95
Rope Texture Rollers
The small dowel is 3" long x 3/4" diameter. The large dowel is 5" long x 3/4" diameter.
Siphon Blower
Price: $26.95
Siphon Blower
Bill Van Gilder Siphon Glaze Blower
Texture Block Set
Price: $18.50
Texture Block Set
Base board is 6" x 6" x 1/2" thickness; top board is 5" X 5" x 1/2" thickness Made of hardwood.
Undercut Tool
Price: $6.50
Undercut Tool
5" length x 1" width x 3/16" thickness with 2 x 45 degree beveled ends
Wiggle Wire 16"
Price: $6.50
Wiggle Wire 16"
The original 16" long wiggle wire is perfect for larger pots. Comes with two sturdy hardwood handles, 3/4" dia. x 2-1/4" L.
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