Hold and Fold
4" Photo Etch
The Small Shop
S u m m a r y
Catalogue Number and Description:
Hold and Fold 4"
Photo-Etch Bending Tool
Optional Extra Reach Tool Head
4" Folding Blade
||One 4" tool with alternate
folding heads; one extra reach tool head; one 4" folding blade.
USD$45.00 plus local tax
and shipping from the Small Shop
Optional Extra Reach Head -
USD$23.00 from the Small
4" Folding Blade -
USD$3.50 from the Small
easy to use; multiple size folding fingers and full-length folding
option (reversible); permits sharp and precise folds; even greater
reach with optional head.
||Highly Recommended for
frequent photo-etch users
Reviewed by Andrew Judson
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Argh! Photo etched parts!
All those tiny little metal bits. How am I ever going
to make sharp, precise bends in parts that small without damaging or
I am sure that I am not the only modeller who feels
this way about photo-etched parts. In fact, to tell you the truth, I
have never fully used a photo-etched fret until now. I have plenty of
sets sitting and waiting to use, but I have not been game to really
throw myself into photo-etch until now.
Why now? Because I recently received the Hold and Fold
photo-etch bending tool.
The Hold and Fold is an amazing appliance. It makes
precise folding of photo-etched parts a very simple matter. No matter
how intricate the part or what shape you have to fold, even complex
three dimensional objects, the Hold and Fold will easily handle the
Better yet, it is extremely simple to use. The tool is
unclamped, raising the folding heads, the part to be folded is slipped
under the appropriate folding "finger", the tool is reclamped then the
part is folded using the straight-edged folding aid supplied with the
The folding head may also be reversed to present the
full-length straight folding edge, permitting a 4" object to be folded
in one go. The optional "extra reach" tool offers even more shapes to
If you, like me, have a strong need for photo-etched
detail parts but always wanted a better way to fold the parts, this
tool is for you - it is a top piece of kit!
Thanks to The
Small Shop for the review sample
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