Clay Cutting Wire

Product Code: CTW
A braided steel wire equipped with wooden handles, designed for cutting and shaping clay and dough.
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Technical Summary


Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Precision Cutting

This 50cm clay cutting wire effectively slices through clay, serving as a reliable and essential tool for artistic educational projects.

Durable Material

Constructed from braided steel, this cutting wire is built to be both strong and effective for its intended use in art and design.

Ergonomic Handles

This wire features wooden handles on both ends for a comfortable grip, reducing fatigue during extended use.

Versatile Use

Ideal for removing forms from the banding wheel, this modelling tool offers practical benefits for educational art projects.

Enhanced Art Techniques

Effective for detailed work at both Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 levels, this cutting wire aids in achieving artistic intricacy in projects, supporting educational aims in art and design curricula.

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Clay Cutting Wire

A braided steel wire equipped with wooden handles, designed for cutting and shaping clay and dough.


  • This cutting wire is expertly constructed with braided steel and wooden handles, offering durability and comfort for extensive use in art and design projects. Suitable for both Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 curricula, this tool plays a key role in improving mastery in handling various materials.

  • Spanning a length of 50cm, it facilitates precise cuts and is ideal for working with larger blocks of clay. Its ergonomic design aids in demonstrating and teaching detailed sculpting and moulding techniques effectively.

  • Incorporating this tool into lessons can help children develop a keener understanding and proficiency in art, aligning with curriculum goals related to enhancing art technique and material handling skills.

Supports the National Curriculum

Art & Design, Key Stage 2

To improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials (for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay).

Art & Design, Key Stage 3

To increase their proficiency in the handling of different materials.

Technical Summary


    Pack size

  • Single

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 16 years

Size and measurements


  • 50 cm