This wide bamboo medium coiled yumi is 7" (17.8cm) wide. This ceramic tool is used for creating waved lives or shell patterns when cutting slabs of clay or the surface of a pot. The width between coils is 2.7mm.
Though this is a simple tool, there are some tips we recommend using in order to get the best results - read more here.
The Japanese title of this tool is “Yumi”, in English it's “Bow”. This tool maintains a taut line for cutting edges. It is used to trim off uneven rims on bowls, cups or plates, and to create flat sides on round objects. Yumi has been used in the East Asia for hundreds of years, and it is still a common pottery tool in Japan now. The most significant advantage of this tool over other cutting tools is that it is easy to control, and it can produce sharp and clean cuts on thick soft clay.