Four Iron Stinging Teeth is a great starter tool for small leather items. Pair this with a two-toothed iron for curves and a ten-iron for medium and large projects.
If you buy your sting irons here or else be sure to choose the same teeth per inch for your four teeth and other irons. Each prickly iron blanchard is handmade using a traditional steel forge process.
You will see evidence of this in how each tooth was cut to the unit and also how each tool was shaped, polished and stamped with the name blanchard. We have expanded our offer to seven teeth per inch (tpi) to prick an iron by customer demand. In the book the leather work manual by Valerie Michael, she recommends 7tpi irons for large items.Al stohlman in his many leather books also uses a 7tpi iron for bags and medium works. Pricking an iron or sewing an iron are a method for marking stitches for hand-sewing leather. Wheels normally seams are used in the U., but the more traditional stitches iron will often give you better results. Stings an iron is put to several teeth in a row, making it easier to produce beautiful straight lines of stitches.
They can mark the leather is deeper than a wheel and makes it easier when you follow with your leather punch when sewing. Also, this helps to maintain the sharpness of your sewing punch since the irons do most of the work. Claw one hit a bumps No 7, 4 teeth.
Number 7 (seven teeth per inch), four teeth. 3/8 width from first to last tooth.Founded in 1823, vergez blanchard has been a trusted source tool for manufacturers of luxury leather goods including louis vuitton and hermes. More than 190 years later they are still considered the best in quality, reliability and durability for leather tools. One of the specialties of blanchard is hand tools leather and they produce the best with poinons, prick an iron, punches and knives available.
The company uses traditional steel forge by hand produce their tools as well as modern manufacturing techniques. When you use these tools, you will immediately notice the traditional high-quality know-how in choosing steel and the robustness of each tool.