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Offline Vermis

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New Games Workshop sculpting tool set
« on: April 30, 2014, 02:30:34 PM BST GMT »
No doubt most of you have seen these already:

http://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/Citadel-Sculpting-Tool-Set?_requestid=10969216

When I saw the pics myself I was interested that they seemed to have gone with a wax #5/zahle shape for one of them. I didn't like the way it seemed to have a fairly blunt edge though, but I wanted to see for myself whether it was any better in person.
So after a visit to a GW store yesterday, I can say... it's not. Both metal tools have decent flat, spreading surfaces, but the edges are thick and blunt, and I can't see them being much use for fine details. Or most details. They're still almost as thick as the previous tool, with the only advantage being that the edges are rounded rather than squared off.

Makes you wonder, when they sell sharp pointy clippers, sharp pointy knives, even pointy files and one pointy end on a sculpting tool; and release new versions of all these at the same time; why won't they sell a wax carver with a decent edge?