A handy folding tool

Discussion in 'General Card Modeling' started by slee2099, Sep 11, 2014.

  1. slee2099

    slee2099 Member

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  2. goodduck

    goodduck Active Member

    You know, I have never thought about using my photoetch folding tool to fold paper. I need to go try that. Thanks. :D
  3. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

    I have once of these. It wall thicknesses are a minimum of 1/4" steel, weighs 100 lbs, and is 36" wide. Never tried it on paper, but it does 16 gauge Steel sheet like it was made out of paper. :)

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  4. wingsabre

    wingsabre New Member

    Do you guys use anything else to fold things? My projects are not huge, so I'm usually able to get by using flat jaw needle nose pliers or using Webster 5" surgical needle holders.
  5. bobw63

    bobw63 New Member

    I bend very small parts with wafer tweezers. They have large flat tips. Those old school metal spring paper clips work well, are cheap. and come in different sizes. You can square the edges with sandpaper on a piece of scrap glass to keep everything flat. You can also use them for straight cuts on small parts with an exact knife by scoring along the clamping edge of the clip while its holding the part.

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