A tool with a hard, smooth, rounded end or surface, as of steel, ivory, or agate, used in smoothing or polishing by rubbing. It has a variety of forms adapted to special uses.
Piece of polished hardened steel, either curved or straight, used to smooth rough areas of a plate. A burnisher can also be a wood or plastic rubbing implement used to print a relief block.
An intaglio tool with a wooden handle and a metal shaft that has a smooth, hard end. It can be used to flatten the roughened printing plate by pressing against it, thereby lightening a line or a tonal area. Cancellation proof. A proof that is printed after the edition and any states are signed. This proof is usually pulled from the most characteristic "key" element after the artist or printer has defaced it. When three-dimensional objects are made from a mold, the mold is destroyed after fabrication of the edition.
A tool used to rub galleys onto pasteup boards and smooth them out.
a blunt, smooth tool used for polishing rough surfaces by rubbing
a piece of steel much harder than the scraper that has a smooth surface without sharp corners
a tool with a flat blunt wand used to smooth or shine an area using friction.
A curved hand tool used for smoothing or polishing the plate in the intaglio process. In relief printing, it can be any tool used to print an inked surface by rubbing.
Tool used with rotary engraving systems to remove top level of coated metals or for engraving on glass. Works on the same principle as diamond drag, but with rotating tool and light pressure. May be carbide or diamond tipped.
Smooth steel rod for polishing the surface of a metal printing plate.
A tool with a hard rounded tip used for smoothing and polishing.
A bent, rounded tool, usually of metal or bone, with a smooth surface for polishing the plate.
A round or triangular steel rod with a handle that is used to produce the hooked cutting edge on a cabinet scraper.
A polished steel or stone tool used to polish metal.