Shop: Tools & Materials

A small selection of the tools and materials I have for sale.
If you would like to order any of the items from this page, please use the contact section at the right side of this page, or email me with details of the items you would like:
  knotty dot bear at gmail dot com 
include your delivery address and preferred payment method, and I will reply with a total cost including shipping, 

Payment should be by:
Direct bank transfer, or 
PayPal payments sent as to friend/family and not for goods!
Alternatively a PayPal invoice will be sent and 5% additional cost to cover PayPal fees will be added.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Items are sent fully insured via royal mail special delivery, or international tracked and signed for.

General Tools.

Hitching Needles.
The best tool for needle hitching, whether covering, beckets, bell ropes, needle cases, bottles and anything else you might like to hitch over.
3", 4", 5", 6" & 8" lengths. supplied as a 5 piece set only. £10.00 

Net Making Tools.

Norwegian Netting Needles.
My Personal favourite, made from super durable Acetal (POM).
Sizes available, all sizes are in mm.

6.5 x 130.  each £3.00
8.5 x 160.  each £3.50
10 x 200.  each £4.50
12 x 200.  each £4.75
14 x 200.  each £5.00
16 x 240.  each £5.50
18 x 250.  each £5.75
20 x 250.  each £6.00

Other sizes available,  please ask. 

Standard plastic netting needles.
 Great for general use, with a full length tine which stops the needle unwinding if you happen to drop it, this is the only standard needle I have found that has this feature! 
6" £1.20
8" £1.60
10" £2.00

Splicing Tools.

5 piece, Stainless Steel Selma Splicing fid set. 
Ideal for splicing 3 and 4 strand ropes, Octoplait rope and double braid /tubular ropes. pictorial instructions included and supplied in a durable plastic tube £50.00

FSE, Robline, Plastic splicing needle set.
With wooden handled pusher full instructions for several splices, 
supplied in a plastic wallet. £20.00

 Canvas Working Tools.

Sailmakers Needles.
Genuine, William Smith & Son, best quality Sailmakers  needles, sold as a set of 7 needles only.  
sizes 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13 & 12 supplied in each set. £10.00

Small seam ripper. for use in light cloth. £1.50
Large seam ripper. for use in heavyweight cloth £3.00
Small wooden handled awl. for making holes in tough fabrics or leather. £3.00

Standard 31 gram Beeswax block. £1.50
Highest quality professional Sailmakers Beeswax cake. £5.00

Thank you for looking.

Take care,
Barry ;-)