S348. Japanese Push Drill Set Japanese Push Drill. Now with 9 drill bits!
Hollow point drills cut holes in papers, leathers, and binders
board. Pressure on wooden shaft causes drill to spin and cut hole. Set of 9 interchangeable drills: 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5, 5.0 mm. A marvelous tool worth the price.
This set is the AUTHENTIC Japanese Drill Punch. There are many cheap imposters on the market. Rest assured, we still stock only the highest quality original!
S618. Sally's Piercing Cradle Sally’s Piercing Cradle. For bookbinders, this small, ingenious & sturdy portable cradle assembles in an instant with Velcro. Take it apart and the three aluminum pieces nest together for storage or travel.
Length: 8 inches
***Price increase Jan 2013 due to metal price increase.
This inexpensive tool can be used to punch holes in a few sheets of paper before sewing. Sturdy all metal construction. Great for beginners’ classes because of its low cost. NETOOL. Similar to Kemper Pro Needle Tool. Made in USA.
Because of its strength linen thread is used to sew signatures in book binding. It is often lightly waxed with Beeswax (S289).12/3, 18/3, 35/3. The first number is the thickness of the thread. The higher the number, the thinner the thread. That is 12/3 is thicker than 18/3. The second number is the number of strands that are twisted together to make the thread. 12/3 has three strands. (Flax and linen are two words for the same thing = fabric or thread made from the flax plant.)