Reply to Ian, apologies I have been away for a few days. The company can be contacted at the link below. Go to their Free Sample page and order 3 x 1m lengths.
a bit off subject, does anyone have a source for the finger stock?
Bowzart, what you are holding is: Schlegel Pile...
The stuff used as weather seals in sliding windows, screen doors, etc..
McMaster-Carr has it.
Here's a page from Schlegel:
Here's the back of a 9x12 plate camera that I'm currently making (to fit with single sided plate holders). You can see that I've just used velvet in it, this lines up with the velvet in the plate holders. With a 1mm recess cut into the top piece (similar on the bottom piece too), it seems to OK...
...although I wont know until I've actually finished building the camera
Thanks! I have always wondered what it was. I have a whole roll of it, used a lot of it for various purposes. Works great.
Originally Posted by Reinhold
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