Great Lakes Fabrics, Inc.
1904 S. Wenona St.
Bay City,  MI. 48706
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Upholstery Supply Catalog

Upholstery Tools

All the upholstery tools we carry on one page!

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Page Index:  Air Hose, Button Machine, Button Dies, Fastener Tools, Foam Saw, Glue Gun, Hammers,
Hog Ring Pliers, Needles, Seam Stretcher, Staple Pullers

 

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Tools for Upholstery and Canvas Fabricators

Air Hose


AIR HOSE-COIL
1/4" x 25' coil type hose with swivel hose end.

Part Number   Cost

# 888

  $ 73.50 Retail



AIR HOSE - STRAIGHT
1/4" x 50' poly hose

Part Number   Cost
# 889   $ 128.70 Retail

 

Button Machine


BUTTON MACHINE
NO. 1 HANDY JR. Button Machine. A manually operated button covering and cutting machine. Used with Handy 2-piece dies and short cutter. A very durable and dependable machine.
 

Part Number   Cost
# 108   Each $ 282.30 Retail

 

Button Dies


BUTTON DIES
Handy JR. three piece dies. Set includes short cutter.
 

Part Number   Cost
NO. 22 MEDIUM - 9/16" diameter
# 109   Each $ 141.40 Retail


NO. 30 HEAVY - 3/4" diameter

# 110   Each $ 155.20 Retail


NO. 36 HEAVY - 7/8" diameter

# 111   Each $ 169.10 Retail


NO. 40 HEAVY - 1" diameter

# 112   Each $ 207.10 Retail


NO. 45 HEAVY - 1 1/8" diameter

# 113   Each $ 231.20 Retail
Other sizes available through special order.

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Button Cutters


REPLACEMENT CUTTERS FOR DIES
 

Part Number

 

Cost

NO. 22 CUTTER ONLY
# 114   $ 72.00 Retail

NO. 30 CUTTER ONLY
# 115   $ 76.40 Retail

NO. 36 CUTTER ONLY
# 116   $ 80.30 Retail

NO. 40 CUTTER ONLY
# 117   $ 92.40 Retail

NO. 45 CUTTER ONLY
# 890   $ 110.80 Retail
Other sizes available through special order.

 

Fastener Tools


Pres 'N Snap Tool - This tool is the most versatile tool for setting snaps and grommets. Ends the need for pre-punching holes before setting snaps. Comes complete with dies for four snap parts as well as dies for the #1 grommets. Replacement parts are in stock.
 
Part Number   Cost
# 589   Each $ 300.00 Retail


Replacement Dies For Pres 'N Snap Tool:


Part A Cap
 

# 590   Each $ 47.00 Retail


Part B Socket
# 591   Each $ 47.00 Retail



Part C Stud

# 592   Each $ 49.20 Retail



Part D Eyelet

# 593

 

Each $ 47.00 Retail


#1 Grommet Die Set (Top and Bottom)

#594

 

Each $ 82.70 Retail

 
#2 Grommet Die Set (Top and Bottom)

# 922   Each $ 88.50 Retail

 
Gypsy Stud

# 920

 

Each $ 60.80 Retail

 
Rubber Retainer for Parts A and D

# 856

 

Each $ 4.50 Retail

 
Rubber O-Ring for Dies

# 886   Each $ 0.94 Retail

 


Economy Hand-Held Snap Tool - A hand held tool for setting snaps. Used with a hammer to pound the posts down. Bottom part of this tool is plastic. Does Not handle abuse well. A simple, helpful economical tool.

# 233   Per Set $ 22.80 Retail

 


Premium Hand-Held Snap Tool - A hand held tool for setting snaps. Used with a hammer to pound the posts down. Both parts of this tool are metal. High durability. A simple, helpful economical tool.

# 879  

Per Set $ 55.20 Retail

 


Screw Stud Drill Adapter
- Screw stud adapter for phillips head screws. Holds screw stud firmly in place, reduces slips. Eliminates pre-drilling in aluminum or fiberglass when used with our 1/2" stainless self tapping screw stud. Allen wrench and phillips bit included. 

# 232

 

Three Piece Set $ 102.20 Retail

 


Quick-Fit Canvas Kit -
A kit designed to help hold your canvas in place, while you continue fitting and marking out your adjustments. Acts as a third hand, using pins clipped to screw studs already existing on the boat or vehicle. Kit includes 50 sockets and 25 caps. A metal release tool is also included.

# 843

 

Per Kit $ 175.00 Retail


Replacement Quick Fit Caps:
Black Holding Cap(s) 1 - 99

# 430   $ 2.64 Retail

Black Holding Caps 100+
#855   $ 1.60 Retail

Socket(s) (with pins)  1 - 99
#1606   $ 4.00 Retail


Sockets (with pins)  100+

#1607   $ 3.00 Retail


Quickfit Release Tool

#1599   Each $ 9.50 Retail

 

Foam Saw


An American made, good quality foam saw. Comes with an 8" blade with stanchion. Has a 4 amp electric motor. Other blade lengths and motor. amperages available through special order

Part Number   Cost
#775   Each $ 504.00 Retail


 Replacement Blades for Foam Queen Brand Foam Saws

#1535

 

Each $ 66.00 Retail


Replacement Blades for Accu-Cutter Brand Foam Saws

#1536

 

Each $ 66.00 Retail

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Glue Gun
(SIPHON AIR GLUE SYSTEM)


K-GRIP GLUE GUN - Model #118. Custom made for the upholsterer, works on all air systems with pin-point control, no over spray. Siphon type external mix does not dry out or plug up during use. Replacement parts available.

Part Number

 

Cost

#276

 

Per Each $ 117.60 Retail


K-GRIP GLUE GUN - REPLACEMENT PARTS
Center Tube

#601

 

Each $ 15.00 Retail


Liquid Nozzle
#923   Each $ 15.80 Retail

Liquid Nozzle Spring
#924   Each $  8.50 Retail


Plastic Jar

#925   Each $  7.60 Retail

Jar Ring
#972   Each $  4.30 Retail

Air Nozzle
#926   Each $ 13.70 Retail

Gasket for Lid
#927   Each $  4.50 Retail

Valve Disc
#984   Each $  3.20 Retail


Packing

#986   Each $  1.70 Retail

 

Grommet Tools


Grommet Dies for plain style sheet metal grommets.
#1 - 9/32" Diameter hole size.

Part Number   Cost
#834   Inserting Die $ 78.50 Retail
#833   Hole Cutter $ 33.30 Retail

#2 - 3/8" Diameter hole size.

#291

  Inserting Die $ 82.50 Retail

#289

  Hole Cutter $ 39.00 Retail


#4 - 1/2" Diameter hole size.

#292   Inserting Die $ 103.10 Retail
#290   Hole Cutter $ 46.10 Retail


Inserting Dies for rolled style spurred grommets.
#2 - 3/8" Diameter of hole when set.
#1361   Inserting Die $ 82.10 Retail
#289   Hole Cutter $ 37.50 Retail

#4 - 1/2" Diameter of hole when set.
#1362   Inserting Die $ 103.10 Retail
#290   Hole Cutter $ 44.30 Retail

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Upholstery Hammers


Hammer With Fancy Nail Tip
-
This hammer has a nylon tip on one end and a magnetic tip on the other. The nylon tip helps prevent damage to decorative nails. Head weight is 7 ounces. Replacement tips available. Osbourne #36.

Part Number

  Cost
#446  

Each $ 74.80 Retail


Replacement Nylon Tips

#447

 

Each $ 8.50 Retail



Hammer With Magnetic Tip
-
Solid bronze head, steel tipped at both ends, small tip has permanent alnico magnet. Head length 5 1/2 inches.
Head weight is 7 ounces.  Osbourne #33.

#448

 

Each $ 67.50 Retail



Rawhide Mallet - The head of this light weight mallet is made entirely of rolled rawhide. The handle is white hickory hardwood. Head is 2 inches in diameter, 3 1/2 inches in length. This mallet weighs 10 ounces. Osbourne #196.

#449

 

Each $ 85.50 Retail

 

Hog Ring Pliers


Hog Ring Pliers (Bent) with Shielded Handles - These hog ring pliers are bent for reaching into tight places. Snout has grooves at the perfect depth for holding rings in place until you're ready to crimp.

Part Number

 

Cost

#454

 

Each $ 60.80 Retail


 


Hog Ring Pliers (Straight) with Shielded Handles
-
These hog ring pliers are the traditional straight design. Snout has grooves at the perfect depth for holding rings in place until you're ready to crimp.

#453   Each $ 56.20 Retail

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Knives


AUTO TRIMMERS AND UPHOLSTERERS COMBINATION KNIFE - Made of the finest steel with both hook and pointed blade. Used for ripping seams and cutting carpeting, vinyl plastic and rubber. Beechwood handle contoured to fit your hand. A handy professional tool.

Part Number Cost
#457 Each $ 65.50 Retail



SQUARE POINT KNIFE
- Trimmers and upholsterers knife, features a wood handle with a pinned blade that measures 5/8" wide by 3 7/8" inches long.

#458   Each $ 16.50 Retail



Complete Unit

A-M HOT CUTTER - This tool prevents fraying and untidy edges by heat sealing the canvas edge using heat to melt the canvas. The perfect tool for cutting nylon, dacron, acrylic fabrics and webbing. The three piece design is a money saving alternative to other knives being used. When the element burns out or the blade used up you can purchase replacement parts and not have to discard the complete tool.

#536   Each $ 182.30 Retail


Handle with 6 foot cord
#974   Each $ 66.20 Retail


Heating Element
#980   Each $ 84.70 Retail


Round cutting blade
#982   Each $ 51.70 Retail

 

Needles


Curved Needles
- These needles have a round point and are used to hand sew or blind stitch cushions closed, where straight needles can't be used. Length is measured around the curve of the needle.
3
" Curved Needle - Light - 16 gauge.

Part Number   Cost
#324   Each $ 4.40 Retail
#325   Per Dozen $ 36.00 Retail

3" Curved Needle - Heavy - 15 gauge.

#620

  Each $ 4.30 Retail

#621

  Per Dozen $ 34.80 Retail


4" Curved Needle - Light
- 16 gauge.
#326   Each $ 4.90 Retail
#327   Per Dozen $ 39.60 Retail

4" Curved Needle - Heavy - 15 gauge.
#622   Each $ 4.60 Retail
#623   Per Dozen $ 37.20 Retail



5" Curved Needle - Light - 16 gauge.

#328   Each $ 5.40 Retail
#329   Per Dozen $ 44.40 Retail


7" Curved Needle - Light - 16 gauge.
#330   Each $ 6.80 Retail
#331   Per Dozen $ 54.00 Retail


Straight Needles
- These needles are used in the replacement of buttons amongst other upholstery applications. Available in 12" or 24" lengths, single or double square point.

12" Straight Needle - Single round point for sewing or button tufting.

#332   Each $ 10.50 Retail
#333   Per Dozen $ 91.20 Retail

24" Straight Bolster Needle - Single round point for sewing or button tufting.
#334   Each $ 19.60 Retail


12" Straight Double Point 3-Square Needle - Square points on both ends for
sewing or button tufting. Needle eye toward one end.
#335   Each $ 15.60 Retail
#336   Per Dozen $ 153.60 Retail


Timesaver Tufting Needle - The very best in the trade. Thread clasp and inject it deep into the back or cushion from the front. When needle reaches maximum depth push plunger to inject clasp. Pull strings till taunt and tie button on the two exposed strings to required depth.

#459   Each $ 74.70 Retail

#460   100 Clasps $ 13.90 Retail
#461   500 Clasps $ 46.50 Retail

 


Size 135x17/23 Thicker Gauge
Sewing Machine Needles
- These needles are used on industrial sized sewing machines such as  Consew, Juki, Pfaff and more. Available in two thicknesses. Regular thickness for upholstery fabrics and a thinner gauge for sewing leather vinyl and canvas materials (makes smaller holes).

#337   Each $ 2.20 Retail
#338   Per Card of 10 $ 17.00 Retail
#624   Per box of 100 $ 112.50 Retail

 


Size 135x17/20 Thinner Gauge

#339   Each $ 2.20 Retail
#340   Per Card of 10 $ 17.00 Retail
#625   Per box of 100 $ 112.50 Retail

 


Size 135x17/18 Thinnest Gauge

#1715   Each $ 2.30 Retail
#1716   Per Card of 10 $ 18.00 Retail
#1717   Per box of 100 $ 112.50 Retail

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Pliers


Diagonal cutters, dykes, side cuts... Whatever you call them, they are the best staple pulling tool available.

Part Number   Cost
#1698   Per Pair $ 12.00 Retail

 

Piping Tins

These 36" long piping tins are made of smooth aluminum. No burrs to catch on fabrics. The material is soft so tins can bend to different sizes. Will form diameters ranging between 2 and 4 inches. Only a single pair is needed instead of a separate set for each size.

Part Number   Cost
# 462   Per Set $ 82.00 Retail

 

Pins


Upholsterers T-Pins - Osborne brand 2" Long.
Approximately 300 per  1/2 pound box.

Part Number   Cost
# 344   Per Dozen $ 2.00 Retail
# 345   Per Box $ 31.00 Retail



Upholstery Pins - Osborne brand Heavy Duty 3" Long. 16 gauge.

# 346   Per Dozen $ 10.10 Retail
# 347   Per Gross (144) Box $ 69.00 Retail



Twist Pins - For holding arm covers and head rests in place. Clear top.

# 348   Per Each $ 0.40 Retail
# 349   Per 100 $ 24.00 Retail

 

Quick Nailer


Quick Nailer
Quick Nailer
- Fancy nail spacer for use with decorative nails. Holds nails singly or in a row of five. Set nails without damaging furniture or fingers.

Part Number   Cost
# 464   Per Each $ 14.70 Retail

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Razor Blades


RAZOR BLADES

Industrial double honed razor blades. Made in USA. 100 per box.

Part Number   Cost
# 1359   Per Each $ 0.56 Retail
# 1360   Per Box of 100 $ 25.20 Retail

 

Regulators


8" and 12" Inch Regulators
PLASTIC HANDLED REGULATORS - Osbourne # 520 -
Available in two lengths.

8" inch

Part Number   Cost
# 467   Per Each $ 13.20 Retail


12" inch

# 468

Per Each $ 14.40 Retail



8" Inch All Metal Regulator
METAL REGULATOR - Osbourne #306 1/2
- English Style Pattern. Length is 8 inches and 9 gauge in diameter.

# 466 Per Each $ 12.60 Retail

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Ruler


60" Aluminum Ruler
ALUMINUM RULER - Osbourne #161 - This 5 ft. rule is made of anodized aluminum. It is 1 1/8" wide and is tempered to stay straight. One side shows graduations in inches along both edges with measurements also from the center of the rule. When turned over, the opposite side of the rule has graduations in millimeters and centimeters along one side. Overall ruler length is 60 inches.

Part Number

 

Cost

# 456

 

Per Each $ 43.70 Retail

 

Scissors
Wiss TC-1 Thread Clip - Ideal for the seamstress. Positive action, self opening spring provides fast, clean cutting. Hot drop-forged of fine cutlery steel. Regular edge, sharp points and nickel plated. Overall length 4 5/8 inches. Length of cut 1 inch. Weight 2 1/2 ounces.

Part Number

Cost

# 443

Each $ 33.00 Retail



Wiss DS-1 Auto Body Shears
-
Hot drop-forged and inlaid. Nickel plated blades with chrome handles. Overall length 8 inches, length of cut 3 inches. Weight 7 ounces.

#445

Each $ 68.40 Retail



Wiss #20 RH 10 Inch Shears
-
Professional and industrial strength made with bent handles for greatest ease of cutting and trimming. These larger sizes have powerful leverage and unequalled cutting capacity. Black handles with inlaid polished blades. Overall length 10 inches. Length of cut is 4 3/4 inches.
Weight 13 ounces.

#441

Each $ 75.60 Retail


Wiss #20 LH 10 Inch Shears - Same as above only in left hand configuration.

#444

Each $ 95.20 Retail



Wiss #22 RH 12 Inch Shears
-
Professional and industrial strength made with bent handles for greatest ease of cutting and trimming. These larger sizes have powerful leverage and unequalled cutting capacity. Black handles with inlaid polished blades. Overall length 12 inches. Length of cut is 6 1/8 inches.
Weight 18 ounces.

#442

Each $ 85.10 Retail

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Seam Rippers


Sewing  Seam Ripper  - Small. 2 1/2" overall length.
Plastic and metal construction.

Part Number

Cost       

#1584

Each $ 2.40 Retail



Sewing  Seam Ripper  - Large. 4 1/2" overall length.
Plastic and metal construction.

#1585

Each $ 7.10 Retail



Sewing  Seam Ripper
 -
Large scalpel style. 5 1/4" overall length.
Plastic and metal construction.
#1586

Each $ 10.00 Retail

 

Seam Stretcher


Sewing Seam Stretcher  - Osborne #267 - Made of light weight aluminum. Simple toggle clamp construction. Easy to operate. Minimum seam length 12". Maximum seam length 3 feet. Remains ridge when in use. Replaceable points! Just cut off one of our 3 inch upholstery pins. A quality long lasting tool.
 

Part Number

Cost       

#463

Each $ 145.10 Retail

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Hand Stapler


HAND STAPLER - This stapler is great for wrapping dacron around cushions prior to stuffing. It's an Arrow P22 plier type stapler. One of the best available.

Part Number Cost
# 1719 Per Each $ 49.98 Retail

 

Staple Guns


STAPLE GUNS
BeA AIR STAPLE GUN - This gun is sturdy yet light weight. Quieter than other guns, it uses less moving parts which in turn minimizes down time and gives years of trouble free service.

Part Number

Cost       

#380

Per Each $ 330.00 Retail



ELECTRIC STAPLE GUNS
ELECTRIC STAPLE GUN - This electric gun runs on 110 volts and can go anywhere there's electricity. Good for in home repairs. Not recommended for continuous use. Comes with carrying case. Weighs 3 pounds.
Duo-fast Model EIC-3118. Made in USA.

#382

Per Each $ 630.00 Retail

 

Staple Pullers


Staple Lifter
-
The most popular staple puller we carry. Removes staples, tacks and shredded material. Largest head angle for extra lifting power and minimal knuckle scraping. Manufactured from top grade steel and electronically hardened working ends. Easy grip plastic handle. Osbourne #120 1/2.

Part Number

Cost       

#435

Each $ 39.60 Retail



Staple Lifter
-
Removes staples, tacks and shredded material. Lesser head angle for normal lifting power. Manufactured from top grade steel and electronically hardened working ends. Easy grip plastic handle. Osbourne #120.

#436

Each $ 39.60 Retail



Tack Claw - This tack claw has a rugged plastic handle for heavier use and more leverage. Overall blade length is 2 1/2 inches, tool length is 6 inches.  Osbourne #202.

#437

Each $ 37.70 Retail


Combination Tool - This tool is a combination ripping and tack pulling tool. Heavy duty plastic handle, made for hitting with hammer. Osbourne #402 1/2.

#438

Each $ 31.00 Retail



Tack And Staple Remover
-
Forged steel tool with a wooden handle. Overall tool length is 6 1/2 inches. Osbourne #121.

#439

Each $ 39.50 Retail



Staple Remover
-
A quality staple remover made of 4140 tempered steel alloy. Osbourne #124.

#440

Each $ 30.10 Retail



Double Rock Staple Remover
-
Works well on flat surfaces and in tight places. Attacks staples on a 45% angle so they can be removed with a twist of the wrist.

#575

Each $ 34.20 Retail

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Trim Tools


Remove door panels and other automotive interior components quickly without damage. Made of high strength plastic.

Part Number

Cost       

#395

Each $ 39.90 Retail

 

Webbing Stretchers


Metal Band Stretcher - A versatile all metal tool for stretching various types of metal webbing. No-Sag Spring stretcher. Flat handle gives lots of leverage. Osbourne #258.

Part Number

Cost       

#450

Each $ 49.50 Retail



Webbing Stretcher - Gooseneck style webbing stretcher. A handy tool to catch the webbing close to the frame with plenty of leverage. Equally efficient for right and left hand use. Osbourne #253.

#451

Each $ 59.40 Retail



Webbing Stretcher
-
This stretcher made of maple wood and corrugated rubber ends with one row of #6 steel teeth. Length is 7 1/2 inches. Width is 3 3/8 inches.  Osbourne #255.
#452

Each $ 29.20 Retail



Webbing and Leather Pliers
-
This pliers is made with a hammer jaw; the hammer acts as a lever if a strong pull is required. This is an excellent tool for stretching leather or canvas.
Overall length 8 3/4 inches width of jaw 3 1/2 inches.
Weighs 1 lb. 2 ounces.  Osbourne #250.

#455

Each $ 73.60 Retail

Ventilator Tool


Size #1 - 1/2" Vent Tool

Part Number

Cost       

#571

$ 24.00 Each Retail


Size #2 - 3/4" Vent Tool

#988

$ 28.40 Each Retail

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1904 S. Wenona St.  Bay City, MI   48706
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