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Gravity Tool

The Gravity Tool is a machine consisting of several strong magnets, that are held into place by two weights. Van der Wiel developed a two-component paste consisting of iron powder and plastic that can be manipulated by the magnets. By lowering the magnets near the bowl with the soft pasta, the iron particles are drawn up and irregular spikes occur. When it cools, the plastic hardens into unique objects that look dangerously sharp but are soft to the touch.

Gravity Tool

The Gravity Tool is a machine consisting of several strong magnets, that are held into place by two weights. Van der Wiel developed a two-component paste consisting of iron powder and plastic that can be manipulated by the magnets. By lowering the magnets near the bowl with the soft pasta, the iron particles are drawn up and irregular spikes occur. When it cools, the plastic hardens into unique objects that look dangerously sharp but are soft to the touch.