Questions/POLLS/Mentors Topic -  CZExtruder - the XXL model - QUESTIONS! (883 views) Notify me whenever anyone posts in this discussion.Subscribe
 
From: amyfb9/20/16 7:12 PM 
To: Melody01  (14 of 18) 
 71313.14 in reply to 71313.13 

The drill attachment for the Czechtruder is very nice to work with. I've got the plate c-clamped to the worktop, and i have it set to run very slowly to avoid stripping out the drive screw. I spend more time prepping the clay than extruding with only the stress of the holding the weight of the drill steady while she goes. (Try not to have to use that manly one from the shop; perfectly good lady-sized ones (bigger than a Drexel) are out there )

I do now wish I'd ordered the XXL model of the extruded from Lucy Clay. But, that said, compared to the silver one that costs $30 at any craft store - two of which I cranked right into the trash in a few short months -  this LC brand is worth every penny including freight from overseas. 

All the LucyClay stuff is awesome - ask for it for Christmas or your birthday, it's sooooo worth it. ;-0) (no affiliation, really I just love their stuff)

Cheerios

Amy

 
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From: Jodie (jt_gmotu)9/23/16 1:30 AM 
To: amyfb  (15 of 18) 
 71313.15 in reply to 71313.14 

Amy,  

I got the big Lucy Clay slicer last year when my guild did an order, and I LOVE it. You can easily get slices of the same thickness...just an amazing tool.

Jodie

 

 
From: Melody019/23/16 8:58 AM 
To: amyfb  (16 of 18) 
 71313.16 in reply to 71313.14 
 

 
From: amyfb9/23/16 9:57 AM 
To: Jodie (jt_gmotu)  (17 of 18) 
 71313.17 in reply to 71313.15 

Hi Jodie,

Oh how I love my Lucy Clay Slicer. It just teases me non-stop to see how very tissue paper thin a slice I can make. Freeze the clay for 15 minutes first, if you don't already know that trick, and the results are AMAZING.

I tend to make small canes so every slice is like gold and I have very little scrap left over.

happy claying!

amyfb

 

 
From: Jodie (jt_gmotu)9/24/16 1:24 PM 
To: amyfb  (18 of 18) 
 71313.18 in reply to 71313.17 

Amy,

Yup! This is the slicer I was always hoping for....

Jodie

 

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