SMS003 Photo Etch Bending Tool 4 inch Hold and Fold® - DISCONTINUED LAST ONE SOLD 6/26/2023

SMS003 Photo Etch Bending Tool 4 inch Hold and Fold® - DISCONTINUED LAST ONE SOLD 6/26/2023

Regular price $49.99 Sale

  • 100% Made in the USA by The Small Shop®
  • 4" Folding blade in safety case $3.49 value included!
  • Especially effective in 1:35 and 1:48 scales armor scales
  • 1:24 and 1:43 scale autos
  • 1:32 and 1:48 scale aircraft
  • Three levels (1/16, 1/8, 1/4) to allow channel folding.
  • Two sides are beveled for sharp folds to 135°
  • Cut-Outs reach into Photo Etch parts for complex folds.
  • Very effective on large box/pan shapes
  • Excellent for any type or scale of Photo Etch less than 4"long
  • Spring-loaded Rotating Tool Head (RTH). Easily repositioned to use either edge.
  • Head & Base are machined from aircraft grade aluminum.
  • Head hard anodized clear.
  • Base hard anodized black for excellent contrast.
  • Never need to Remove the KNOB!!!!!
  • Instructions, small folding blade and SMS017 4" blade included

December 12, 2017 - Mike aka Dragon uses our SMS003 4" Hold and Fold for working with PE on his build of Academy's F/A-18C dressed up as a VFC-12 Ambush adversary bird. Mike says - "This tool is pretty slick! Definitely makes PE easier to work with." 

July 25, 2017 - Julian Conde uses his " beloved Small Shop Hold & Fold" to fold PE boxes during a review of VMS 5K Flexy CA.

February 27, 2017 - Nelson Moyer gives assembly tips for Yarmouth Model Works etched metal ladders for freight car detailing.

April 4, 2014 - A wealth of information on building in 1:48 scale aka quarter inch scale. Gene is now using our 4" Hold & Fold for his photo etch needs. Thank you for purchasing our 4" Hold & Fold and for the wonderful blog."

March 21, 2014 - Pierre Oliver uses our 4" Hold & Fold to build custom HO model train cars. Glad he ditched the crappy etchmate (which was copied from the Hold & Fold."

February 11, 2013 - Brian from Omaha, Nebraska aka Out2gtcha is using our 4" Hold & Fold to fold the PE for his Foiled HKM B-25J Strafer - 345th BG Air Apaches - Lady LiL. "This thing works AWESOME! For bending larger (and even smaller too) PE parts, its been invaluable. (photos showing Hold & Fold in use start on page 2 of the build"