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[Source] Gilbow shears


#1

hi All anyone in Orchid Land Know of companies or vendors that Carry
the (Gilbow) Shears sereis in the USA? I checked out their sites and
they have a few in the UK but have not had any luck for the Americas.
and these UK companies are not really set up to sell/ship to the US.

so anyone? I am trying to purchase the 12 and 14" straight edge
shears. tnx,

Hratch
Atelier Hratch Babikian


#2

try this http://www.ganoksin.com/gnkurl/ep7zn1


#3

George

this is their main site in Australia, and they will not ship to the
US.

Thanks, Hratch


#4

The best snips that I have ever bought are / were Gilbow 300mm
’Duckbill’ snips, 40 years ago. probably the nearest are the ‘Wiss
W1RS1 as shown in the url. Alltools. I dont know if the Gilbow
’Duckbill’ snips are still available. If you put one of the handles
in a vice, and use the other to close the blades, it gives you huge
control and enables you to cut circles from a prepared sheet and
cutting the edge of a raised bowl. It is just like a miniature
guillotine.

David Cruickshank, Australia
jewellerydavidcruickshank.com.au