# 202302071332 Object 5 (Large Putty Knife) #prepared-guitar-research #prepared-guitar #prepared-guitar-implement #Prepared-guitar-technique ![[62E1C30B-E8A1-42FB-A834-2666F3643DC7_1_105_c.jpeg|400]] ## Type - Origin: #Found-object #Artifact - Function: #Magnet #Exciter #Modulator ## Development - As [[202302071332 Object 5 (Large Putty Knife)]] gets older, dirt and rust starts to form on it, making the surface rougher. ## Material properties - Materials: - Steel - Wood - Dimensions: - Spatula: 115 x 100 x 0,9 mm - Hilt: 110 x 29,5 x 26,7 mm - Weight: - 85 g ## Assemblages - [[202303031314 Assemblage A.5]] ## Open questions ## Workshop notes - [[2023-02-07]] - Deconstructing the body: Let go of the hand grip of the right hand, but only use the fingers to control the [[202302071332 Object 5 (Large Putty Knife)]]. - [[2023-02-07]] [202302071329] - Use the left hand to modulate the pressure on the [[202302071332 Object 5 (Large Putty Knife)]]. This will affect the rigidity of the knife and the controllability of the action. ## Research recordings - [202302071329] (Modulating left hand pressure) ## History *What have other people done with it?* ## Recordings *Recordings of other people using it.* ## Potential & Ideas ## Related objects - Pitched steel plates. - [[202304042056 Object 12 (Fishplate)]] - [[202210282210 Object 80 (Small Metal Sheet)]] - [[202304021729 Object 45 (Glockenspiel Bars)]] - [[202203162142 Object 21 (Small Putty Knife)]] - Putty Knives. - [[202203162142 Object 21 (Small Putty Knife)]]