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MilleD

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Skinny skinners
« on: January 10, 2015, 01:27:01 PM »
Decided to use up a load of scrap to make a thingy to reduce the width of my pasta machine.

I worked out the generall width I usually want a skinner blend to be when I just want any amount for a couple of items.  Then squished up a load of scrap and pressed it into the pasta machine. 

I saw the idea on (I think) Desiree's (Desired Creations) site ages ago but only just got round to it after fighting the pasta machine when things went too wide.

Voila:

Thingy for skinny skinner blends by MilleDreamer, on Flickr

Not a thing of beauty but very useful.

Carrie

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Re: Skinny skinners
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2015, 01:36:58 PM »
Good idea  :)

Karolina.S

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Re: Skinny skinners
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2015, 02:24:39 PM »
:) I hace 3 in diffrent lengths. Mine are just like a little triangular stick :)
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Re: Skinny skinners
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2015, 04:15:14 PM »
Excellent  - it is so pretty too!

I just tend to hold a paintbrush handle to the edge of the clay, but this looks a lot easier

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Re: Skinny skinners
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2015, 05:25:59 AM »
I did that, too.  I made it thinner (not as wide).  Then, if I wanted it to be wider, I had magnets that I stacked along the rollers  to change the width of the spacer.  I think Desiree has the magnet instructions on her site.  Easy to do and really works.  Hugs, Boni