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David A Smith – The Making of Ludlow & Blunt

The behind the scenes film featuring British designer, sign artist and glass gilder David A. Smith MBE, creating an ornamental, handcrafted advertising glass sign for the world famous vintage barbershop Ludlow & Blunt based in Brooklyn, New York has finally been released and you can watch it below! This piece of art was designed and […]

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NEW PRODUCT – Letterpress Prints

The history of Handover regularly brings up some beautiful objects, old labels, discontinued brushes, but nothing quite like these letterpress plates from the late 1940s. Found by our brushmaker carefully wrapped in paper – including some advertising window posters from both King George and Queen Victoria’s corronations. These are the original blocks used for making

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Sign Update Magazine Feature – Brushmaking

Charlotte Wormley-Healing, Manager of A. S. Handover, talks to Sign Update Magazine… What hair is used in signwriting brushes? The ideal fill for a signwriting brush would be a fine hair with a sharp point and plenty of spring so that it responds to the writer’s touch. It is also important that the hair is

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One day pinstriping course with Tino Blasco on the 29th April.

Learn to Pinstripe with master pinstriper Tino Blasco and Mr. Brush Urethane Pinstriping Paints (available to buy here). This is a one day course where you can learn all you might need you need to know about pinstriping if you’re a beginner, or even brush up on your skills if you’ve done it before! The course

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