How to Make a Cheap But Durable Handle and Ferrule for Handmade Brushes

Learn how to make brush handles for super cheap!

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Brushes can be an expensive tool to buy from a supplier, so Adam Chau set out to find cheaper alternatives. What he came up with is handmade brushes that are inexpensive, durable, and easy to make. Best of all, with handmade brushes, you can make marks that are all your own. In today’s post, an excerpt from Pie Molds & Handmade Brushes: Combining Industrial and Handmade Processes to Make Unique Multiples, Adam shares how he makes the handle and ferrule on his handmade brushes! –Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor.

This clip was excerpted from Pie Molds & Handmade Brushes with Adam Chau, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Network Shop! Or CLAYflicks subscriber can watch the entire video on CLAYflicks by clicking here! Not a subscriber yet? No problem! Click here to subscribe to CLAYflicks to view the entire Ceramic Arts Network library of videos and expand your ceramics knowledge.

  • Colette D.

    Adam, enjoyed your video very much. Please do a part 2 and show adding the bristles? And some types of bristles too! Thank you

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