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Soft-Kut Printing Blocks are approximately ¼" thick — enough to allow both sides to be cut, thus providing two printing surfaces per block. Cut any size block into smaller pieces with scissors, a knife, or a paper trimmer to use it for rubber stamping! Soft-Kut Printing Blocks are also latex free.
Soft-Kut Printing Blocks are meant for use with water-base block printing inks only. Solvents will ruin these blocks.
Soft-Kut Classroom Starter Kit
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from West Michigan
Comments about Soft-Kut Printing Blocks:
I bought this product for use in my 8th grade Art class. Block printing is their FAVORITE project all year! I used wooden blocks with a thin layer of lino, but they were so hard to cut and I even had a few students accidentally cut themselves. I was ready to give up on this project until I found these soft cut blocks. They cut like butter! I've used other cheaper blocks and they are much thinner and my students cut right through them and some of them crumbled and broke. NOT these! They are thick and I've even had students start over on the back with no problems. THANKS!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Los Angeles
To me, this block is too soft, I like more harder ones. But the price is good. Some of my friends like this kind of stamp material, I still recommend it to them.
Great printing blocks
from Winnipeg, MB Canada
Easy to carve and hold their shape well.
I would buy this product again
By Nicole Gaitan
from Jackson Hole, WY
Soft, cuts clean lines, very easy to use. I can't find anything negative to say about this product.
Easy to cut and makes good, clean prints.
from Baltimore, MD
I'm using these printing plates to make a series of prints. They are easy to carve and so far my prints have been crisp.
great to carve
from Olympia, WA
I enjoy carving rubber stamps. I've tried several different brands of "rubber" for carving, including other types sold by Blick, but these Soft-Kut printing blocks are the best. They have just the right texture for carving, even for creating fine details. The blocks are easily cut to size if desired, and are thick enough to carve on both sides. They cut like butter with all of my carving tools. They are also reasonably priced, so I can always have a stack of them ready for carving when inspiration strikes! Highly recommended.
Good value for the money
I bought this as a more affordable alternative to some of the other soft, easy cut blocks... it works well. It is not quite as good with detailed cuts than some of the more expensive brands, but I use it mostly for my beginner class and it works well for that. I will be buying more!
easy to use
I'm an instructor for adults with disabilities. This is a product that is easy for then to use.
Third time I've bought these soft kut printing blocks
By art teacher Sheila
from Gig Harbor, WA
This is the third year I've used these soft kut printing blocks in my classroom. They are easy to cut and print beautifully. They can be cut on both sides which is a nice bonus! I also like that they come in big sheets and I can cut them down to the size I want.
Great for beginners
By SAC Curator of Education
from Salina, KS
I got these for our middle school students to create reduction prints. (4x6 size) They are really easy to carve and are great for hand-printing. One thing about them - I noticed that sometimes they are cut at an angle, so both sides are not exactly the same size. But they are great for beginning printmakers! They hold the line well when hand printing (haven't tried them in a press), and like I said, really easy for beginners to carve.
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