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Photo Etch Cut-Off Set
Remove parts easily from the Photo Etch frets

Product Features

Three 4" x 4" black Plexiglas bases
Clear Press with Knob
Makes removing PE parts from the fret a cinch
No deforming of the parts
Blade won't skip or break like when cutting on Glass.
Clear press allows you to see and hold the parts
Black bases provide excellent contrast
Helps keep photo etch organized
Parts don’t fly away into the carpet monster
Use with a hobby knife and #10 blade (not included)
Instructions included.
Minor assembly required

The Small Shop also offers a complete line of accessories to support their products, including extra folding tools of various lengths, extra foil for the Nutter set, and even practice photo-etch so you can develop your folding skills before you start your PE project bending! So the next time that you are in the market for a quality, precision made, photo-etch bending tool, definitely look up Julie and Sam Lockwood at The Small Shop...the tools made for modelers by modelers!

Helpful Links
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About the Author

About Mark R. Smith (Gunny)

I have been building models of all sorts all of my life, concentrating mainly on the coolest one's when I was younger, but now I focus directly on all military subjects, from armor to warships. After years of counting rivets, I put away the calipers, dial indicators, and micrometers and now just ha...


Very nice feature Gunny. Its nice to see people who used thier own interests to take thier company in a whole new direction.
FEB 16, 2008 - 07:19 PM
I really enjoyed that article. It was well thought out and very informative. I've been to their site and I balked at the price of their products, but after research, and this article I don't know of any comparible products. I'll be placing my order within a few days for one of the benders and I like that PE cutoff.
FEB 16, 2008 - 10:24 PM