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Tecre Machine….. Durable?

  Could you tell how durable the tecre buttomakers are? How many buttons do you think we could get out of one? Is the Flex button maker a better option for durability?   The Tecre machines are very durable. They … Continue reading

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Making buttons with the Flex1000 Hand Press

Hi Button Guy, We purchased the Flex1000 press and finally had some time to try out making buttons.  We started with 2.25″.  The press we have is somewhat different than the one in the videos Our best button was one that sort … Continue reading

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….i’m back

Oh, I know I’ve been gone for so long. But guess what,  I’m back and ready to answer all the questions that may be floating around in your heads! I’ll start with an email I recently received regarding machine maintenance. Hello, These … Continue reading

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Button Guy in Montreal at the new Custom Button Store in Quebec

I hopped in the car and took the trip to Montreal to see how Joel and Nic are doing setting up their custom button store in Montreal. It’s very cool.  They are not setup yet but their opening party is … Continue reading

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A new button store opening in Montreal. Custom Buttons galore on Ste Catherine Est!

Great news for  all button makers and button people in Montreal.  The guys from Pinscity and Bomacaron have got together to open a button store on Ste. Catherine East in Montreal. Nic and Joel are making custom buttons right there … Continue reading

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Question: Are the tecre machine molds interchangable or are the units fixed?

Hi Yes Tecre or all good button makers are fixed.  There are 2 problems with interchangeable die button makers.    Interchangeable die button makers use a plastic base for the die carrier.  After a short time this wears and the … Continue reading

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Which button maker, badge machine or pin maker would you recommend for a young artist.

Hi Button Guy,   I’m a young artist and lately I have had customers asking for customized   buttons. I really like the idea but I’m not totally sure on where to begin, I   don’t have that much money to spend on … Continue reading

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I am an artist that attends various anime conventions throughout the year – What kind of button maker do I need?

Hi Button Guy I am an artist that attends various anime conventions throughout the year. I had made a post about purchasing a button maker, in Deviantart’s forum, and you answered it, which I recently responded to. I figured that … Continue reading

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