I have my students wrap Scotch blue masking tape around them to keep
them clean looking and peel off enough tapes as needed to re-sharpen.
The tape also serves as a support for the smaller sized ones.
Additionally, I only purchase the solid ones because the hollow ones
unfortunately can't be re-pointed very often.
The Great NW
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Sent: Thursday, October 07, 2004 4:18 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: tortillon question
I have shown my students how to clean them using their sanding blocks
it has worked without too many problems.
> Okay, I know this may be a dumb question but can a toritillon be
> do you just chuck them out after a couple of uses?