The Carving Consortium

Soft Block Carving - Other Supplies

Art Supply Stores


Knife & Blades, Sharpening, Etc.



Mounting Supplies

Bookbinding Supplies

Other Supplies

The following list of other supplies represents a variety of products. This list is not an endorsement of any of these products.

Soft Block Carving - Other Supplies


Art & Office Supply Stores:

Daniel Smith - 1-800-426-6740 or e-mail
Printmaking supplies, paper, paints, pigments, Safety-Kut
Ask for their catalog, They sell Safety-Kut.

Pearlpaint Call 1-800-451-PEARL Catalog online:

(Sam) Flax Catalog call 1-888-727-3763; catalog of Papers etc. It may be 888-352-9278.

Flax Art & Design 1-800-547-7778

Dick Blick 1-800-447-8192; P.O. Box 1267,   Galesburg, IL 61402-1267,  1-800-828-4548; International: (309) 343-6181 , Fax: 1-800-621-8293, Customer Service 1-800-723-2787, Product Info. 1-800-933-2542; request a catalog

Cheap Joe's: Watercolor supplies. Call for their free catalog 800-227-2788.

Monthly Art Supply Sale - Forstall

Binders: call 1-800-877-3242 for catalog

Dick Blick: 1-800-447-8192

Classroom Direct: 1-877-698-1988;

AQSue-US Artquest:

Art Supply Warehouse; AswExpress; 5325 Departure Drive, Raleigh, NC 27616; 1-800-995-6778;

SaxArts; 2405 S. Calhoun Rd., New Berlin, WI 53151;; 1-800-558-6696;

Guerra Paint & Pigment (212) 529-0628 pigments suspended in water

Utrect -; 800-270-4661, Easy Cut

New York Central Art Supply -art supplies from A to Z -62 Third Ave. @ 11th St.,   New York, NY 10003,   1-800-950-6111
Art & Woodcrafter Supply, Inc.:

The Paper Web - On-Line catalog of paper supplies;

All Art Supplies:

Art Supplies & More:

Create for Less: paper, inkpads, etc.

Rochester Art Supply, 150 West Main Street, Rochester, NY 14614, 1-800-836-8940,,

(In London) T.N.Lawrence and Co.; 117-119 Clerkenwell Rd, London EC 1R 5BY, Tel. 0171 242 3534, fax 0171 430-2234.

'Mallat' Poive Blanc - sited in New Zealand, let us know if you find them

If you have any of the unknown information listed above, please send Linda the information.

Zetetics Erasercut Material Home Page:


Knife and Blades, Sharpening Etc.

The Knife Center: EXELap Pocket Sharpeners

Wyoming Sharpening Stone Co., 1407 Dewar Dr., Suite 222 (PMB222), Rock Springs, WY 82901; Wyoming Stone - 1/2" x 2" stone.

Fish Hook Sharpener: Walmart in the fishing department.

Tri Sharp: offers a hand held gadget, you insert your blade in one part, and then rotate it against the sharpening part. Two sizes. Hancock
Fabrics, maybe also at the fabric dept in WalMart.

Dahle Rotary Trimmers:

Revlon, Diamond Grit Nail File, "Pocket Size Emery File", for sharpening Speedball gouges. The plastic handle says "shaping" on one side and "finishing" on the other. The files have a metallic looking silver grit. Wal-Mart, etc.



Colorbox - new color - new product

Binney & Smith, maker of Liquitex products. 1-800-272-9652.

Tsukineko, Kaleidacolor inkpads

Ranger Industries: Big n Juicy Rainbow pads;;

Clearsnap:; Vivid and Ancient Page,

Adirondack: Archival, Seashells, Seabrights, Vintage are Ranger products, see above

Radiant Pearls

Marvy Uchida:

Charrette: Tria re-inker bottles; free catalog and has the complete Tria color chart and Prismacolor markers and pencils.
Krylon: 1-800-4-KRYLON

Daniel Smith - 1-800-426-6740 or e-mail
Ask for their "Summer Project Guide 1998" catalog, Water based printmaking inks, oil-based inks, tubes or cans.
or possibly, Speedball waterbased relief inks, VIP club discounts, etc.

Graphic Chemical and Ink Co. 728 North Yale Ave., PO Box 7027, Villa Park, IL 60181; 1-800-4675-7382,

Jim Stephan: Non-sliding Double sticky cushion has the adhesive to attach to wood and stamp. 8"x10" x1/8"; 21109 79th St., California City, CA 93505/ He sells Cling Vinyl and Red Rubber Cushion too. Phone 760-373-8896

Evolving Images: Black Document Inkpad & reinkers:

Custom Creations, Shaunna: Brillance Inpads,

Ranger product Cut n' Dry, a pad type surface for pigment inks, paints or glues, the felt is for dye-type inks. Cut to suit. This product is used as the surface for inkpads. Posh Impressions, possibly Enchanted Ink and see Ranger above. Rabbit's samples for an online class in Cut n' Dry

Crayola: Crayola Bold Colors Markers for coloring your image.

Stewart Superior: Document Ink and the original Black Memories ink are identical formulas in different packages.

Walnut Ink Crystals - Postmodern Designs,
also Anima Designs -

Createx Acrylic Paints and Fabric Dyes, kits for printmakers, etc. Createx, 14 Airport Park Road, East Granby, CT 06026, 1-800-243-2712

Paper and Ink Arts, 3 North Second Street, Woodsboro, MD. 21798, (301) 898-7991.

Ranger, Perfect Ink Refresher, for pigment and dye base ink pads, water based markers and rainbow pads.


Paper Information: The Paper Zone - Crafter's Corner - (Paper) Glossary:

The Paper Zone: King James Cast Coat

Kelly Paper:

Kelly Link for UV Ultra:

Marcos Paper:

The Japanese Paper Place:

Utrecht: Arches watercolor paper -; they carry the Speedball Linoleum cutting set. It consists of the adjustable chuck handle and one of each blades #1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 6. Blades sold separately too. Yes glue. Online specials. 1-800-223-9132

Fran the Frantic Stamper, 2682 Beverly Dr., Medford, OR 97504, some members like 65# or 80# cardstock;

Papers by Catherine, 11726 N. Marianne, Houston, TX 77071

e-Neenah:; some members like 80# cover


Charrette: 1-800-5000-ART

Ichiyo Arts:

Just Jhone: clear re-sealable envelopes and card sleeves;

The Paper Source:

Paper Direct:

Paper Plus: 888-727-3775;

Fascinating Folds:

Papershops Patterns (free):

Stephen Kinsella Inc Fine Art Papers: An assortment of papers including oriental papers. Pricelist in Acrobat format. Samples at nominal charge. Stephen Kinsella Inc. Fine Arts Papers, P.O. Box 32420, Olivette, MO 63132, 1-800-445-8865

Paper and Ink Arts, 3 North Second Street, Woodsboro, MD. 21798, (301) 898-7991.

Glac Indya, 116, Aashish Commerical Complex, Sardarnagar Main Road, Rajkot - 360 001 Gujarat, India. Handmade paper from India;

CreativePaper: Vellum & Archival papers,

Mounting Supplies:


Hoods Woods - Jutta Hood.

Rand'M Manufacturing-
16281 S.F. Mission Blvd, #273, Granada Hills, CA 91344, 818-360-6016. See Ad in RSM.

Rubberneckers - 932 Laroda Ct., Ontario, CA 91762.; 909-391-6388

American Art Stamp. 3892 Del Amo Blvd. Suite 501, Torrance, CA 90503. Package of 45+ pieces of wood. See Ad in RSM.

Crystal Stamps, POB 1987, Fairfield IA 52556. Grab box of hardwood. 1-800-782-6797

Soc's Blocks - Kim,

* Be sure to take Shipping into account with wood mounting orders.


Dragonfly Dreams:; email Tera a CC member at

Rubber Poet:; 9x12" sheets.

American Art Stamp. 3892 Del Amo Blvd. Suite 501, Torrance, CA 90503. Package of 45+ pieces of wood. See Ad in RSM.; 1/8" thick and has adhesive on both sides.

Jim Stephan: Non-sliding Double sticky cushion has the adhesive to attach to wood and stamp. 8"x10" x1/8"; 21109 79th St., California City, CA 93505/ He sells Cling Vinyl and Red Rubber Cushion too.

Stamps Galore:; 12x12 black double stick 1/8" cushion.

Glue & Adhesive:

The Ulimate by Crafter's Pick; Planet Rubber, Clearwater, FL

Wilde-Ideas - Xyron supplies:

Stickermaker: Xyron supplies:

Laminator Warehouse: Xyron supplies:


Other Supplies:

Potpourri: Diana Ryman; Halos Mounting Systems - Kai Scissors -

Omnigrid Rules from Quilting from the Heartland 1-800-637-2541

The Masters Hand Soap (nontoxic), manufacturer: PO Box 5311, Redwood City CA 94063.

Clotide Inc., B3000; Louisiana, MO 63353-3000; 1-800-545-4002; dental picks sets, Omnigrid rules, etc.

Tower Hobbies: Great price on #11 blades

Yes Glue: Utrect -

Dharma Trading Company:; email them for a free catalog:, Flexible adhesive printing plate, dry stamp pads, brayers, paint on dyes and fabric paints, Speedy Cut blocks, etc.

Rupert, Gibbon & Spider - 1-800-442-0455

PrairieStamper: Acrylic Mounts - 3 sizes & custom mounts; Kai Scissors (for rubber cutting, etc.);

Polaroid Customer Care Center: to request the new Techical Information Book for Polaroid Transfer, they send a free how-to video. 1-800-343-5000

Wolff Industries; 1-800-888-3832 ask for their catalog. Kai scissors order KAI #626;

Clear Bags: clear envelopes & card jackets, 1-800-233-2630

Kemper Tools K31 and K32. Check Pearl's for these. View them here:

Nasco - tacking iron; free catalog (1-800- 558-9595) (see above info in Eraser Carving Products);

A list of custom rubber suppliers:

Ott-Lite, often found at Michael's or Joann's. JoAnn's:

Micro-Mark - brass tubes: 1-800-225-1066

Stamps Galore, acrylic blocks, these are smooth and easy to hold.

Kai Scissors:

Ballistol, Light Oil (for sewing machines, etc.),

For Knitters:, the store is Fibre House in Grand Haven, MI,

Highsmith: library supplies, storage cabinets, etc. 1-800-558-9332

Flexo Desktop Magnifier, Flexo-100, glass lens with flexible metal arm

Respirators: Farm & Fleet (or agriculatural supply store) for different kinds at reasonable prices.

Bookbinding Supplies:

John Neal Bookseller 1833 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro, N.C. 27403 catalog, mostly of items relating to calligraphy.1-800-369-9598.

Royalwood Ltd., 517 Woodville Road, Mansfield, Ohio 44907; 1-800-526-1630 Fax: 1-888-526-1618;;

Collage; P.O. Box 7216, San Francisco, CA; 1-800-926-5524

Turtle Press, Kerrie Carbary, bookbinding supplies, etc.

Royalwood Ltd., 517 Woodville Road, Mansfield, Ohio 44907; 1-800-526-1630 Fax: 1-888-526-1618;;

Colophon Book Arts, 3046 HYogum Bay Road NE, Olympia, WA 98516; 360-459-2940, All the tools and supplies the book artist needs, from adhesives and awls to tweezers and wheat paste.

The Book Arts Classified (Magazine)

Fiskars Catalog; scissors, hand drill, knives, cutters

J. Hewit & Sons Ltd., Park Royal Metro Centre, Unit 28, England, London NW10 7PR;;

Bookmakers International, Ltd.; 6701 Lafayette Ave., Riverdale, MD 20737; phone: 301-927-7787; fax: 301-927-7715;; carries a variety of leathers and bookbinding supplies; good selection of papers.

TALAS: 568 Broadway, New York, NY 10012-1996; phone: (212) 219-0770, fax: (212) 219-0735;;; a particular emphasis on conservation and restoration products. Possibly

The Harcourt Bindery: 51 Melcher St., Boston, MA 02210; phone: (617) 542-5893; Fax: (617) 451-9058;; Japanese bookcloths.

Linoco:; book cloth, Irish Linen thread, biding tape, beeswax, neutral ph adhesive, methyl celluslose adhesive, awls, bookbinders needles, bone folders, black repair tape, gummed tape, screw posts; CA;

Page Folds - Book Kits and Binding Supplies for Artists

Twin Rocker: problem solving for restoring old books

University Products: problem solving for restoring old books

Highsmith: bookbinding tapes, etc. 1-800-558-9332

Volcano Book Arts, Book Kits and Supplies of Artists: 19871 Mella Dr., Volcano, CA 95689-9784,,



This to that: the right glue for the right job -

Scotch ATG Glue Guns: this is one source although they can be found at other sources that sell 3M products,

101 - Artist Cement: at rubber stamp stores and online here;

Yes Glue:

Your comments and updates are always welcome: