Accessories

Splashpans and Bats

2-Piece Splashpan 19″
(snap with flaps)

The 2-Piece Splashpan fits both the SHIMPO VL-WHISPER and SHIMPO VL-LITE models. Both pieces of the splash pan remove quickly and easily for cleaning or when throwing larger ware.

*Fits all SHIMPO wheels except RK-2’s, Bantam & Aspire

Part number: AC-001-2VL-A
Suggested Retail Price: $62.00

Two-Piece Splashpan with ClipsFits

RK-Whisper and RK-10 models manufactured after 1981 and all Master Series wheels when fitted with a 12-inch Wheel-head. Both pieces of the splash pan remove quickly and easily for cleaning or when throwing larger ware. Shorter mounting bolts are required for use with our tables. Splashpan dimensions (23”L x 18” W x 5” H / 4.5 lbs).

Part number: KRKC0205011
Suggested Retail Price: $88.00


SW-RKP-027 (One-Piece Small)

Fits all Master Series (fitted with 12-inch wheel-head), RK-10 and some older RK-2 models. Our table may be used together with this pan as an accessory on wheels listed above (except the M-1 which does not fit a table). 19” dia. X 5” H, 4 lbs.

Suggested Retail Price: $42.50

SW-RKP-027L (One-Piece Large)

This pan fits all Master Series wheels except the M-1. 23” dia x 4” H, 4 lbs. The splash pans attach under the wheel-head and do not require removal for cleaning due to their convenient drain plugs. Constructed of durable flex plastic, our one-piece splash pans resists cracking or breaking and clean easily.

Suggested Retail Price: $48.00


SHIMPO ASPIRE Tabletop
(One-Piece Splashpan)

One-piece splash pan made exclusively to fit the SHIMPO ASPIRE tabletop potter’s wheel.

Contact your local dealer to order.

Part number: AC-001-1AS
Suggested Retail Price: $27.50

SHIMPO ASPIRE Bats

Bat made exclusively to fit the SHIMPO ASPIRE tabletop potter’s wheel. Bat dimensions 9 ¾”.

Contact your local dealer to order.

Part number: WA-BAT-ASPIRE
Suggested Retail Price: $8.25

Work Tables and Attachments

Small Work Table
(16″ L x 21.5″ W / 10 lbs.)

Solid HDPE plastic work tables which quickly attach to the RK Whisper, RK-10 Basic and Super and older RK-2 models as well as Master Series models (except the M1). The smaller table adds approximately two square feet of surface space.

Part number: BPB00165-HW
Suggested Retail Price: $62.00

Large Work Table
(15″ L x 44″ W / 20 lbs.)

Solid HDPE plastic work tables which quickly attach to the RK Whisper, RK-10 Basic and Super and older RK-2 models as well as Master Series models (except the M1). The large table adds approximately four square feet of surface space.

Part number: BPB00160P-HW
Suggested Retail Price: $164.00


Ball Mill Rack Attachment

The Ball Mill Rack Attachment attaches to most NIDEC-SHIMPO wheels when used with a 12″ wheel-head. This space-saving rack will allow for variable speed milling. The rack accommodates jars from 3″ – ½” to 9″ diameter up to 10″ long.

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Part number: BALL-MILL
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Jigger Arm Attachment

The Jigger Arm Attachment is made of HEAVY-DUTY cast iron, this adjustable arm assists you in producing jiggered pieces up to 7″ – ½” high and 11″ in diameter and attaches to most NIDEC-SHIMPO wheels.

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Part number: JIG-ARM
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Extension Legs

SHIMPO VL-WHISPER Extension Legs

The SHIMPO VL-WHISPER extension legs allow you to throw while standing. The legs are made from heavy gauge, powder coated steel and designed with a curve for extreme stability. The legs will raise the SHIMPO VL-WHISPER to a height of 35” to 37” in 1” increments. Contact your local NIDEC-SHIMPO dealer to order.

Product number: EXT-LEG-SET-VLW
Suggested Retail Price: $196.00

Hump Mold Throwing System

7.5″ Plaster Plate Hump Mold

The Hump Mold Throwing System fits any NIDEC-SHIMPO potter’s wheels. Contact your local NIDEC-SHIMPO dealer to order.

Product number: WHM7PL
Suggested Retail Price: $16.95

9″ Plaster Plate Hump Mold For Wheel

The Hump Mold Throwing System fits any NIDEC-SHIMPO potter’s wheels. Contact your local NIDEC-SHIMPO dealer to order.

Product number: WHM9PL
Suggested Retail Price: $20.00


7.5″ Plaster Bowl Hump Mold

The Hump Mold Throwing System fits any NIDEC-SHIMPO potter’s wheels. Contact your local NIDEC-SHIMPO dealer to order.

Product number: WHM7BL
Suggested Retail Price: $16.95

Mold Hump Adapter Bat (Fits any SHIMPO Wheel)

The Hump Mold Throwing System fits any NIDEC-SHIMPO potter’s wheels. Contact your local NIDEC-SHIMPO dealer to order.

Product number: WHM-AD-BAT
Suggested Retail Price: $29.00

Pottery Tools

Ox Tongue Tool – GYUBERA

Ox tongue tools are designed in both long and short styles to suit potter’s needs. They can be used for forming the inside of a vessel, outside of a cylinder and even compressing a platter. Ox tongue tools can be purchased individually or as a set.

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Throwing Hook Tool – KIGOTE (Hari gata)

Throwing hooks are used to round out forms while throwing. They can also help to add the final touch of roundness in hard to reach areas of partially closed forms. Throwing hook tools can be purchased individually or as a set.

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Combing Tool – Kigushi

NIDEC-SHIMPO COMBING TOOLS create fabulous consistent texture and can be used for scoring. Combing tools can be purchased individually or as a set.

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Throwing Disc Tool – Kigote (Maru gata)

NIDEC-SHIMPO Throwing Discs are round with a subtle point. These discs will help to compress the bottom or inside of any vessel. Throwing disc tools can be purchased individually or as a set.

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