These are submissions to the 2018 and 2019 Marine Fabricators Conference Tools, Tips and Tricks contest.
Redesigned button die (2019 First-Place Don Racine Award winner)
This tool is a redesigned version of the button die for the Hoover Pres-N-Snap Tool. The problem with the original is that the outside rubber ring gets in the way, and it’s awkward to use. This new design incorporates a small rubber O-ring inside the die, which creates light pressure on the socket and makes it quick and easy to install. The tool makes installing snaps quicker and less difficult. This is a revolutionary new concept made by a small tool and die manufacturer in Wisconsin.
–David Huntington, River Custom Canvas LLC
+1 715 529 0680, Madman Design & Consulting
Tool to roll up long strips (Second-place 2019 winner)
This power tool is being used to roll up long strips of reinforcing facing.
–Mike Peterson, SugarHouse Awning