How to roll ribbon quickly with a drill


How to roll ribbon quickly with a drill.

 

Are you rolling ribbon by hand and need a quicker way to roll your ribbon.

Here is a simple way to roll your ribbon with a drill.

You will need a

  • 10 mm length of dowel about 10 cm long.
  •  hacksaw
  • Drill
  • Bench vise advisable

If you have a bench vise that will make it easier and safer.

You can clamp the dowel in the vise then with the hacksaw cut a slit down the centre length of you dowel.  Depend on what width ribbon you are rolling will depend on how deep you need to go.  It is also a good idea to use a small bit of sandpaper to sand the slit so you don’t have any burs.

How to roll ribbon quickly with a drillOnce you have cut the slit in your ribbon open up your drill and insert the same as you would a drill bit.

How to roll ribbon quickly with a drill  Feed the end of your grosgrain ribbon into the slot and then squeeze your drill button and roll your grosgrain ribbon.  Gentle slide the roll off your dowel.  I put a finger on both sides of the back and pull the roll off.

How to roll ribbon quickly with a drill

 

 

 

 

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