Mudtools Red Rib #5 (Very Soft)




Product Description


  • Smallest of Mudtools Polymer Ribs
  • Traditional kidney-shaped rib
  • Can get into tight spaces
  • Good for detail work
  • Made of very soft flexible polymer

Mudtools Rib #5 is the universally recognized traditional kidney-shaped pottery rib. Whether you are throwing clay on the wheel, hand-building or sculpting, the pottery rib is a classic and essential tool.

Shape #5 is the largest of the Mudtool kidney-shaped ribs, which come in three sizes: #0 being the smallest#1 the middle and #5 being the largest. As a bigger version they offer more surface coverage, making them great for smoothing a slab of clay.

All Mudtools polymer pottery ribs are made of a unique flexible material that will not develop burrs or cracks under normal use. Each polymer shape is available in a variety of hardnesses: red (very soft), yellow, (soft), green (medium), blue (firm). 

Other shapes and sizes available in the red (very soft) are #0 small kidney#1 medium kidney#2 spatula#3 long kidney#4 flattened kidney and small bowl.

Other available material options are as follows: yellow (soft)green (medium)blue (firm) and stainless.

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