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Copper Plates — Made of pure copper, these 16-gauge plates are polished on one side (.064" thick).
Zinc Plates — These plates are polished on one side and are 16-gauge (.064" thick).
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Polished Etching Plates
from Lake Forest,CA
Comments about Polished Etching Plates:
This plates do not have protective coating on the back so it created more work for me. In description was not mentioned about not protected on the other side. I will never buy this plates again.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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Great price and packed well.
By Printmaking J
Plates are competitively priced. Shipped quickly and where packed very well.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
A solid product
The Zinc plates I purchased were on clearance. One side is polished and protected by a plastic, but you will still want to prep the plate. The plates are nice weight and are solid/not flimsy. I am using for dry-point etch and these will be perfect for what I need.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
I use these for drypoint etching. Great value and quality. Love the 4x5 size.
from New Paltz, New York
Used for intaglio and they're already cut to size and coated at a reasonable price and shipped in a timely manner.
Really Good for Drypoint
from Burlington VT
Zinc plates are great for drypoint and Mezzotint because they are softer than copper. The down-side is that not as many prints can be pulled before the plate distorts and softens a bit, but I'm often ready to move onto another piece of work by the time that happens.
Just as described
from End well NY
Nice solid zink plate
Fine in all ways
Good quality. Great shipping deal. Harassed to review though.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
from greensboro, nc
Buying the largest plate was a very good deal. I have used it for hard ground etching and it works very well.
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