Pricking iron Wuta 3.38 mm (2nd gen)
High quality french (european) 2nd Generation chisel's set (pricking iron) from Wuta, made from DC53 die steel and has polished prong. There are two types of chisel: Obverse and Reverse.
2nd Generation of Wuta pricking iron has new design that characterize more thick handle and lack of prong height borders from edges.
Strong texture makes it uneasy to distort and break. One sharp rhombus tooth is helpful to punch quickly and effortlessly. These punch will really develop your hand stitching efficiency and will produce extremely clean stitches. Simply place over the leather you wish to sew and hammer, punching holes all the way through your leather in thickness 4.5mm or below. No need for an awl, just punch and sew.
- Prong's spacing: 3.38 mm (8 stitches per inch)
- Prongs qty: 2 + 8
- Prong size: 9.8mm x 2.2mm x 0.2mm
One set contains of two chisels that has 2 and 8 prongs.
Please note the prongs are designed to snap, rather than bend, to give ultimate hardness and prevent undetected bent prongs from ruining your leatherwork. Therefore, always use a soft headed hammer or mallet (never metal) and tap it into your leather work gently. When removing the prongs from your leather always pull it out of your leatherwork straight, never shift it side to side to loosen it or this could snap the prongs. It is recommended to lubricate your prongs with wax from time to time to allow for easier removal.
|Prong spacing||3.38 mm|
|Chisel type||European style|
|Material||DC53 die steel|