Woodcut Printmaking Series: Tools and Materials

Welcome to the first in a series of videos and posts on Woodcut Printmaking!

Below you'll find a list of materials and tools that you can use to make your own Woodcut print. Many of the supplies can also be used for Linocut printmaking if that's what you prefer as well.

Woodcut Printmaking 1: Tools and Materials

To continue to other videos in the series, below you can use the links to jump around:

Woodcut Printmaking 2: Create & Transfer Your Image


Woodcut Printmaking 3: Carve& Print Your First Block


Woodcut Printmaking 4: Multiple Block/Color Print


Woodcut Printmaking 5: Make Your Own Bench Hook


List of Tools & Materials:

Bench Hook:

Wood Glue: http://amzn.to/1FMK45O

Plywood: http://amzn.to/1aXNdYz

1/2" SQ Dowel: http://amzn.to/1D59TMZ

Sandpaper: http://amzn.to/1J5cpaC

Printmaking Woods:

Shina & Cherry Plywood to carve (McClains): http://goo.gl/Ts1C4g

Printmaking Tools:

Traditional Woodcut Tools (McClains): http://goo.gl/3BFIpg

Dockyard Micro Tool set: http://amzn.to/1CLyBSq

Dockyard Micro Tools Individuals: http://goo.gl/G7J8uP

Leather Honing Block/Strop (McClains): http://goo.gl/9Qoahw

Honing Block for Dockyard Tools: http://goo.gl/G7J8uP

Bench Hook (McClains): http://goo.gl/roqwRC


Japanese & Western papers (McClains): http://goo.gl/LHDH0M

BFK Paper (McClains): http://goo.gl/nplx4Q

BFK Paper in many styles (Dick Blick): http://goo.gl/JtMx9P


Brayer to apply your ink: http://amzn.to/1JCl59m

Baren to print your block, or use a spoon! (Mcclains): http://goo.gl/GXgDuh

Gamblin relief inks: http://amzn.to/1ynw0To

Akua water based inks: http://amzn.to/1aVGPlb


Palette for mixing inks: http://amzn.to/1O4UQZQ

Turpeniod for cleanup: http://amzn.to/1ynwEQA

Simple Green for cleanup: http://amzn.to/1O4VZ3z

Latex Gloves: http://amzn.to/1O4W3Ah

Drawer Liner to hold blocks: http://amzn.to/1O4WjiN

Label Paper: http://amzn.to/1Gy4Bkx

India Ink: http://amzn.to/1DODGKh

Transfer Paper: http://amzn.to/1Ou6eDU

Blender Marker: http://amzn.to/1JJ8aSn

*The amazon link are affiliate links, they don't cost you anything to use, but help keep my ink cans full.