A bone folder or bonefolder
is a dull edged device used to fold professional looking creases, burnishing
decorative papers, and scoring paper stock.
It is widely used in crafts such as Japanese origami (artistic paper
folding), scrapbooking, card making and any other craft where a sharp crease is
needed. A traditional bone folder is
carved from real animal bones and resembles a sharp ended popsicle stick.
Our bone folders are made of a specially engineered non-stick material, which offers a number of
benefits over bone and plastic. Customers
tell us that one of the biggest benefits of our bone folder to is the non-stick properties, which means that adhesives, inks and paints will not
stick to it. If you use a
traditional bone folder today, you know its tendency to get worn down,
discolored, and stained with age; this leads to messy clean up or worse,
contamination of your next project. This
is not the case with our bone folder; it will only get smoother
and shinier with age while making clean up a snap. In fact, our biggest problem is that our bone folders last so
long, once you buy one you will not need another one.
Another advantage of our bone folder is that it will not leave a
shiny mark when rubbed over your work.
While burnishing your decorative papers the bone folder's smooth finish
imparts a glossiness or shininess to paper as it is drawn across a fold or
crease giving it a professional look.
The bone folder in effect smooths out the paper’s fibers acting like a
We have many shapes available for
various uses. If you don’t find what you
are looking for drop us a note and chances are we can custom make one for
you. If you are interested in other great
tool ideas, check out our non-stick tweezers, spatulas, scissors, and scrapers. These have the same great non-stick
characteristics as our folders.