It was a pleasure speaking with Monica. It is always nice to make new friends with like minded people.
Nipping press made from solid Walnut, built using traditional joinery techniques. This press is a fine quality heirloom tool built to last for more than a lifetime.
Total dimensions: W: 17″ x H: 11″ x D: 6 1/2″
Daylight dimensions: H: 6″ x W: 14″
This nipping press has been sold but I am currently working on more. Please contact me if you are interested in having one reserved. The current wait time for this piece is approximately 18 days.
Hand carved and inlayed book binder’s/book art tool created from exotic hardwoods.
The punching cradle is used for support while punching signatures. Hand carved legs (Walnut) support a thick slab of African Mahogany. A movable signature stop holds book signatures in place. The stop is inlayed with Mother of Pearl.
L: 16″ x H: 6″ x W: 9″
Please visit my Etsy shop for details.
Posted in "Bone" Folder, Book Arts Tools, Book Binding Tools, Ebony Folder, ebony lifter, tagged "Bone" Folder, Book Arts Tools, Book Binding Tools, Ebony Folder, ebony lifter, Folder, lifter on September 1, 2009| Leave a Comment »
Hand carved African Gabon Ebony folder with Pearl inlay perfect for paper folding, scoring, and boxmaking. The back functions as a lifter.
Comfortable shape reaches awkward areas when scoring objects such as boxes or pop up books. Comfortable for normal folding as well.
This item is for the book binder / book artist who would like a hand carved folder without the box.
Available at my Etsy Store.