Tools & Cleaners

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* "Do-It Tooly" Patent Needle, Cvd (GB26) $12.00 Order Item

GB25 * "Do-It Tooly" Patent Needle
A bone or rosewood handled, sharp pointed, latchless needle for drawing threads through fabric for thread-end tucking, reweaving and restoration of textiles. Available straight (GB25) $10.00 Order Item or curved (GB26) $12.00 Order Item

* "Eucalan" Wash, Gallon (PS14) $70.00 Order Item

PS13 * "Eucalan" Lavender Wash, 8+ Oz (PS13) $4.00 Order Item

PS11 * "Eucalan"
A "no-rinse" woolwash, highly recommended for the finest woolens as well as all other natural fibers. A preferred cleaner by conservationists it restores resilience and luster to old pieces. Available in original Eucycaliptis scent in 16oz bottle (PS11) $13.00 Order Item and gallon size (PS12) $60.00 Order Item ; and in Lavender scent in 8oz bottle (PS13) $4.00 Order Item and gallon size (PS14) $70.00 Order Item .

"Eucalan" Wipes, Test Pouch (PS16) $0.50 Order Item

PS15 * "Restoration" Cleaning Agent
A powered gentle, long soak cleaning agent, specifically formulated for antique linens and lace. Environmentally safe, suitable for all fabrics and a remarkable stain remover, specifically the acid stains caused by long stoage in an acid environment. (PS15) $26.00 Order Item

Paper Saver
An important conservation tool which will deacidify paper safely, insuring long life and minimizing deterioration and spotting. Does not stain and does not leave any hartmful residue. Meets deacidification criteria set by Library of Congress and meets ASTM D-4236 and Federal TSCA standards. 8oz spray can. (PP03) $15.00 Order Item

TM72 * Ainsworth Fine Punch
Punches 1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.7, 2, 2.2mm holes in most materials (TM72) $24.00 Order Item

TM76 Ainsworth Fine Hole Punch
For making pin holes 0.8, 1.0, 1.2, 1.5 and 2mm. (TM76) $26.00 Order Item

* Alligator Forceps, 11" Long, 8" Reach (HL23) $20.00 Order Item

* Alligator Forceps, 14" Long, 11" Reach (HL25) $28.00 Order Item

HL21 * Alligator Forceps, 6" Long, 3" Reach (HL21) $14.00 Order Item

Alligator Forceps, 8" Long, 5" Reach, (HL22) $16.00 Order Item

* Blocking Canvas
A 44" x 60" heavy cotton canvas with a screened 1" grid, 36" x 54" with measure in inches and millimeters (LG56) $32.00 Order Item . Pinning to a Blocking Pad LG97 will provide a light weight, pinnable surface for blocking by pins or blocking rods.

Blocking Grid, Plastic, 22" X 22"
Recommended for cold blocking only. Use with LG98 Blocking Board (LG33) $12.00 Order Item

LG99 * Blocking Grid, 22" X 22"
A basic blocking grid printed on pinable vinyl for use on blocking board LG98 or any other pinnable material. Markings in color in 15 deg lines (24 segments) and a 1" square grid. For wet and steam blocking. (LG99) $23.00 Order Item

LG31 * Blocking Grid, 4' X 4'
A basic blocking grid printed on pinable vinyl for use on blocking board LG98 or any other pinnable material. Markings in color in 15 deg lines (24 segments) and a 1" square grid. For wet and steam blocking. (LG31) $80.00 Order Item

* Blocking Grid, 6' X 6'
A basic blocking grid printed on pinable vinyl for use on blocking board LG98 or any other pinnable material. Markings in color in 15 deg lines (24 segments) and a 1" square grid. For wet and steam blocking. (LG32) $150.00 Order Item

Blocking Rod
Stainless steel rod with blunt point on each end. 1/16" (LG17) $24.00 Order Item or 3/32" (LG55) $26.00 Order Item x 3 ft.

* Blocking Rod, 3/32"x 36" Stainless St /4 (LG55) $26.00 Order Item

LG88 * Blocking Rods, Bronze 1/16" X 36" /12
A set of 12 bronze rods 1/16" x 36" with non snag rounded ends for blocking lace and other conmstructions. They should be used with stainless steel "T" pins UP14 and UP15. Inexpensive foam insulation board, available at any home center, is suggested for the pinable surface (LG88) $20.00 Order Item

LH70 * Blocking Board With Printed Grid 2' X 2' More Details on this item.
A 2' x 2' pinnable board 4sq ft. Faced on one side with a printed grid for rectangular and circular shapes. Markings in color in 15 deg lines (24 segments) and a 1" square grid. For wet and steam blocking. (LH70) $34.00 Order Item

LG97 * Blocking Board With Printed Grid 4' X 4'
A set of 4 interlocking 2' x 2' pinnable boards, 16sq ft. Faced on one side with a floating printed grid for rectangular and circular shapes. Markings in color in 15 and 7-1/2 deg lines (48 segments) and a 1" square grid. For wet and steam blocking. Perfect for the Niebling knitted laces, curtains, large collars, etc. (LG97) $98.00 Order Item

* Metal Crimps For Blocking Wire
5/16" long metal crimps for LG58 .025" blocking wire. (LG65) $1.00 Order Item

LG58 * Blocking Wire Instruction Sheet.
A 25ft x .025" tempered stainless steel wire to shape lace forms as required for blocking or suspension. Wire is fed through outer loops of the lace, the ends overlapping and secured with crimps. Comes with crimp tube. (LG58) $10.00 Order Item

* Blocking Wire, .033" Stainless Steel /25 Ft (LG59) $16.00 Order Item

Conservation Board
white, double faced, acid free board for storage and support of linens and textiles. (IM10) $10.00 Order Item

LI53 * Conservator's Gloves
A comfortable cotton conservator's glove of 100% cotton. Available in 5 sizes XS-XL (LI53) $4.50 Order Item

Conservator's Gloves, Cotton; Sm (LI51) $4.00 Order Item

* Conservator's Gloves
A light weight 100% cotton economical glove without wrist band. Med size. (LI55) $2.00 Order Item

GB27 * Drawing Hook,short
A 1.2mm, 1.6" long super fine latch hook set in a bone or rosewood handle for drawing threads through beads, fabric, thread-end tucking, reweaving and restoration of textiles. (GB27) $14.00 Order Item

GB32 * Drawing Latch Hook, Long
A 1.8mm, 4.5" long fine latch hook set in a bone or ebony handle for drawing threads through beads, fabric, thread-end tucking, reweaving and restoration of textiles. (GB32) $14.00 Order Item

* Dusting Gloves
A sturdy, washable, cotton/poly knit glove with wrist band ideal for dusting in clean areas. Med size. (LI56) $2.00 Order Item

* Drying Plate
A 18"x19" tempered glass plate with rounded corners for drying lace and other delicate objects so they will not require ironing. (LC78) $24.00 Order Item

Hemostat, Alligator Clamp; 6" (AA08) $28.00 Order Item

* Hemostat, Smooth Jaw, St Stl, 5" (AA47) $5.00 Order Item

* Hemostat, 3.5"
A stainless steel 3.5" self locking forceps. (AA05) $5.00 Order Item

* Hemostat, St. Stl; 5" (AA06) $5.00 Order Item

LG51 * Inspection Mirror
A 1" round optical quality mirror supported in brass chuck wood handle. For checking underside of canvas in tambour work and other back face techniques. (LG51) $14.00 Order Item

* Label Holders, 2"x 3-1/2" /10 (CL91) $7.00 Order Item

* Label Holders
Self adhesive label holders with inserts for use on conservation boxes. Available in 3/4" x 2-1/2" (CL90) $2.75 Order Item and 2" x 3-1/2" (credit card size) (CL91) $7.00 Order Item

MI10 * Mini Vacuum Kit
Connects to any standard vacuum to create this mini vacuum with tools to get into the tiniest of places. Ideal for cleaning textiles as well as sewing machines, computers, typewriters, etc. Has adjustable suction adapter to control air flow. (MI10) $9.00 Order Item

DG59 * Needle/Thread Puller
A high quality spring controlled super grip puller with automatic one hand locking and unlocking control. Squeezing past the notched locking positions releases the jaws. 5" (DG59) $16.00 Order Item size.

HM08 * Needlework Measuring Caliper
A Caliper, the ultimate tool for precise mesuring. Ideal for measuring needlework items ranging from knitting needles to thimbles. This is a digital device giving direct measurements in both inches and millimeters. Measures both inside and outside diameter. Carbon composite construction. (HM08) $16.00 Order Item

* Orvus Wa Paste
A high sudsing low alkaline cleaner recommended for the finest of textiles. Paste form dissolves easily in water. 32 oz. (LB72) $16.00 Order Item

TM61 * Extra Long Round Nose Pliers
With a fine tapered 1.7" long round nose, this is a useful tool for those embroiderers working with wire or plate. (TM61) $14.00 Order Item

* Flat Nose Plier, 5-1/2"
Heavy plier, stainless steel with cushioned handle and single leaf spring. (HM30) $7.00 Order Item

Precision Tool Set
a 6 pc set including a 2.7" enbroidery scissors, a 2.5" tweezer, and a 3" plier setround nose, flat nose and thread nipper, all in a zippered case. (TM60) $25.00 Order Item

AA35 * Scalpel Blade #10, Curved
A one-sided round blade suitable for general cutting. Requires #3 handle AA30 or HV16. (AA35) $4.00 Order Item

AA34 * Scalpel Blade #10a Round
A round blade suitable for cutting in all directins as when separating two layers of fabric. Requires #3 handle AA30 or HV16. (AA34) $4.00 Order Item

AA31 * Scalpel Blade #11 Straight
A sharp pointed straight angled blade. Requires #3 handle AA30 or HV16. (AA31) $4.00 Order Item

AA32 * Scalpel Blade #12 Hook
A sharp pointed curved blade. See HV17 for curved blade with blunt point. Requires #3 handle AA30 or HV16. (AA32) $4.00 Order Item

HV16 * Scalpel Knife Safety Handle With Set Screw
A stainless steel handle with a set screw which permits easy and safe insertion and removal of blades. Accepts all standard #3 blsdes, AA31, AA32, AA34, AA35 and seam ripper blade HV17. Comes with safety cover. Blade not included. (HV16) $7.00 Order Item

HV17 * Seam Ripper Blades
A professional surgical quality curved blade with a blunt point specifically designed for seam ripping. Designed to be used with the (AA30) $7.00 Order Item or (HV16) $7.00 Order Item Handle.Sold as a set of 5 blades. (HV17) $4.50 Order Item

RQ35 * Sewing Hook
A 1.6mm, fine latch hook set in plastic handle with protective cap. For making sewings in lace making. (RQ35) $4.00 Order Item .

* Silverfish Paks "Dekko" /24 (DK10) $8.50 Order Item

Spot Remover, "Janie" .4 Oz (CC20) $5.50 Order Item

CL56 * Thread Tweezer
A precision tweezer with a broad 3/8" tip for ease in grasping the finest threads. (CL56) $6.50 Order Item

AA33 Tweezer
A sharp pointed, angled stainless steel tweezer. Ideal for textile restoration and probing. (AA33) $5.00 Order Item

HL15 * Tweezer With Magnifier
A powerful 3/4" lens, 6x acrylic magnifier with an integral stainless steel tweezer. Not adjustable. 2.3/4" length. (HL15) $2.50 Order Item

HM04 * Needle Point Tweezer, 5.5"
A non-magnetic stainless steel, sharp pointed tweezer for critical work. (HM04) $4.00 Order Item

HL73 * Tweezer
A stainless steel 6" narrow point tweezer with alignment pin. (HL73) $2.00 Order Item

AA38 * Locking Tweezer
Includes alignment pin, one-hand locking catch and grooved tip. (AA38) $5.50 Order Item

TM65 * Tweezer, Self Locking, Fine Point (TM65) $6.00 Order Item

HM29 Illuminated Tweezer/Magnifier
2" Treezer, 1" Glass Lens, LED bulb. Requires 3 AG7 batteries (Included) (HM29) $4.50 Order Item

* Wood Spring Clothespins, Standard
Wood clothespins 2.75" for a variety of clipping uses. 30 clothespins per package. (HW29) $2.50 Order Item

* Wood Spring 3.2" Clothespins /30 (HW30) $2.50 Order Item

HW28 * Wood Spring Clothespins, Mini
Mini clothespins 1.8" for a variets of clipping uses. Package of 24 clothespins. (HW28) $2.50 Order Item

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