These traditional kidney-shaped ribs are the most universally recognized pottery tool. They fit well in the hand and are useful for sculpting, hand building and throwing clay. The Shape 1 Polymer Ribs are our best seller. You need one in your toolbox. Really, you do.
All of our Mudtools polymer pottery ribs are made of a unique flexible material that will not develop burrs or cracks under normal use. We’ve found that over time the rib becomes even more polished. Each polymer shape is available in a variety of hardness. See Product Description Table below for more information.
The pottery rib is a classic and essential tool. Because it acts as an extension of the potter’s own hand, we believe it should function well and be a joy to use. With that in mind, we have 9 different polymer ribs and 10 stainless steel ribs for you to choose from. Whatever you want to make , we’ve got you covered.