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
Atelier Hratch Babikian
this is their main site in Australia, and they will not ship to the
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
David Cruickshank, Australia