Wish List

This is a wish list (shopping list) of bits and pieces that I want/need for my working practice, this will be added to and updated as and when

– [ ] Light Box
– [ ] 3D Printer
– [ ] Laser Etcher
– [ ] Acrylic and MDF cutter
– [ ] Print dryer
– [ ] Print press
– [ ] Lightproof storage
– [ ] Casting materials
– [x] Clipboard
– [ ] Dremel and accessories
– [x] Glue gun and sticks
– [ ] Vice
– [x] Square Rule
– [x] Large Steel Rule
– [x] Scalpel and Blades
– [ ] 46mm Polariser

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  • hake brushes
  • UV light source 
  • ferric ammonium citrate 
  • 2 dark glass bottles (Hendrick’s Gin?) 
  • mixing cups (glass) 
  • measuring beakers (glass) 
  • glass stirring rods (various lengths) 
  • black-out material 
  • clothes line (negative line – plastic) 
  • pegs (plastic) 
  • plastic clamps 
  • print drying rack 
  • glass contact frame (A2? – make this?) 
  • potassium ferricyanide 
  • water (for mixing chemicals – distilled) 
  • protective gloves (blue)
  • safe light (yellow?) 
  • sticky velcro (for shed window) 
  • plastic developing trays
  • light sealed boxes (from Silverlight?)
  • glass chemical roller 

Japanese Woodblock Tools

• baren, medium 8 strand and fine baren
• hangito, knife, various sizes
• sankakuto, v-shaped gouge, various sizes
• komasuki, round gouge, various sizes
• aisuki, flat-bladed chisel
• marunomi, large round chisel
• wooden mallet
• soainomi, clearing chisel
• kentonomi, alignment tool

Basic set of tools
• hangito, 6mm
• komasuki, 4.5mm
• aisuki, 4.5mm
• sankakuto, 3mm
• marunomi, 12mm shallow, 6mm deep
• soainomi, 18mm
• kentonomi, standard size, approx. 15mm

Whetstones
• arato, coarse
• chuto, medium
• shiagelo, fine
• nagura
• cylindrical and triangular slipstones

Brushes
• hake
• marubake
• hakobi
• tokibo
• dosabake
• mizubake

all from the book Japanese Woodblock Printing – Rebecca Salter
ISBN# – 0-7136-5297-7

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