A return shot on which the paddle is simply held in front of the ball, with little or no movement.
A curved wooden paddle used to shape the dome of a paperweight.
The forming tool used for the shaping of the molten glass. The “Block” is usually made of cherry wood and is “wet” while used with the hot glass.
a wooden dipper like device cut out on one side and used during free blowing to give symmetric~ form to a bottle in its early stages. IGCB
wooden form used to shape the hat; act of shaping felt or straw with steam.
A tool used for shaping molten glass into a “Block”. It is usually made of cherry wood and is “wet” while used with the hot glass.
Blocks are typically made of cherrywood and are used to shape, cool and center the glass. They are used early in the process of making a piece, usually soon after the gather is made. There are special shaped blocks for making specific shaped work; round blocks are used to make round paperweights and large marbles.
A regular shaped block, made of concrete, with a hollow centre.