Kyoshin Elle Leathercraft Tool Custom Shaped Leather Hole Punch No.2 Large Ellipse 12mm x 5mm, to Pierce Decorative Patterns in Leatherwork
Punch clean ellipse holes in your leather with this quality leathercraft tool. Best when used on cased (damp) leather. Available in small, medium and large sizes.
You're looking at a brand new shaped hole punch, Large size. (approximately double the size of medium). This hole punch is excellent for all sorts of decorative patterns, punch clean ellipse holes in your leather with this quality leathercraft tool.
This tool can be used to adorn a single piece of leather or the top layer of multi-layer leatherwork. This is great for pocket corners! This handcrafted hole punch is constructed of high-quality steel that has been carefully annealed to prevent it from becoming brittle.
Simply set the cutting edge of your shaped hole punch on the leather you want to punch and strike the top lightly with a soft head hammer until your hole is punched. To remove the hole punch from your leather, gently pull vertically, never rocking or twisting the edges of your shaped hole punch away. If you think you'll have trouble removing your hole punch, wax the cutting edge of your hole punch before you use it.
The silhouette in the photo represents the outline of the hole punch's blade, not the form it will cut.
Always treat your hole punch with care as dropping this tool or excessive contact with the cutting edge may deform, snap or dull the blade.
Please keep in mind that leather is a much softer material than card or paper, so while this punch may be able to cut through card or paper, it will likely dull or deform much more quickly than when used with leather, thus we cannot guarantee its performance in any other application.