Block of the Month – February 2017

Every month we offer a discount on one of our popular designs and this month is the the saucer block FB48. This is a fantastic block to use as a base for many possibilities. It is quite a large size (450mm) and is almost coolie in style with an offset rounded point. It comes with a string groove which makes blocking it very easy and afterwards it could be left full size or cut or manipulated to any variety of shapes.

And Stafford-Townsend from the Milliners Guild in Bristol has used this block as part of her Daughters of Neptune Collection and we are very grateful to her for allowing us to share the pictures with you here. All images by John Barwood and the FB48 features on the right hand side each time.

You will receive 15% discount on the price below when you quote ‘Block of the Month’ during April 2016.

FB48 – Saucer Block


A large saucer style block which will sit against the side of the head leaving the wide side pointing almost vertically. 450mm diameter.

Ex VAT £161.67

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