Snap Fasteners and Tools!
Check out the different types of snaps and the tool necessary to set them!

 


Marine Grade Snaps

Now available in both Durable Dot and Baby Dot sizes!

Stainless Steel Screw Studs
 

Set-It-Yourself Snap Kit

Self Aligning Snap Setter

Durable 3 Piece Snap Setter

Press-N-Snap Tool

Press-N-Snap Bench Mount

Tack Button

Lift The Dot Fasteners

Common Sense Fasteners

Common Sense Eyelet Hole Punch

Hickory Mallet

Rawhide Mallet

Self Healing Cutting Pad

Mini Anvil

Shown above: Durable Dot Snap Fasteners

Marine Grade Snaps 
These snaps are all marine grade in either black anodized brass or stainless steel. The button piece comes in several different colors in the Durable Dot size: stainless, brass, black, flat black, marine blue, navy blue, burgundy, grey, forest green, brown, tan or white. Baby dot size comes in nickel plated brass.

For setting Durable Dot Fasteners:
Set-It-Yourself Snap Kit, Self Aligning Snap Setter, Durable 3 Piece Snap Setter or Press-N-Snap Tool!

For setting Baby Dot Fasteners:
Set-It-Yourself Snap Kit

Sizes: Durable Dot and Baby Dot

20 per individual side
80 each for all four sides

Durable Dot Fasteners:
Buttons sold separately:

 
Color  

Pieces sold separately (for colored buttons, select above):

 
Side  

All four pieces:

 
Color  

Baby Dot Fasteners:
Pieces sold separately:

 
Side  

All four pieces:

 

Stainless Steel Screw Studs 
Screw into any surface and snap the button and socket pieces to it.

Size: Durable Dots

3/8" 40 ea.
5/8" 40 ea.
1" 40 ea.
 
Size  


C.S. Osborne Set-It-Yourself Snap Kit 
Everything you need to set snap fasteners. Kit includes 6 complete nickel-plated brass snap sets, setting die and setting anvil. Tooled metal construction insures a long lasting tool. Comes with complete instructions. Two size snaps available! 

When setting snaps, use a hard surface under the grommet anvil. Our Mini Anvil works great for this application! To enhance the life expectancy of your snap setter use a rawhide hammer or wooden mallet, not a steel hammer.

Size: Price:
Durable Dots $14.95 Each
Baby Dots $14.95 Each
 
Size  


C.S. Osborne Self Aligning Snap Setter 
The C.S. Osborne Self Aligning Snap Setter spells quality! Plus the self aligning set up makes for easy use. 

When setting snaps, use a hard surface under the grommet anvil. Our Mini Anvil works great for this application! To enhance the life expectancy of your snap setter use a rawhide hammer or wooden mallet, not a steel hammer.

Size: Durable Dots

$19.95 Each

 
Size  

Durable 3 Piece Snap Setter 
The highest quality handheld snap setter available.  This setter is machined to the highest quality standards and has both a button and eyelet anvil to insure a perfectly set snap. 

When setting snaps, use a hard surface under the grommet anvil. Our Mini Anvil works great for this application! To enhance the life expectancy of your snap setter use a rawhide hammer or wooden mallet, not a steel hammer.

Size: Durable Dots

$34.95 Each

 

Press-N-Snap Tool 
This professional quality setting tool comes with snap button, socket, eyelet and stud dies and #1 plain washer grommet dies.  The heat-treated cast aluminum body makes this tool both lightweight and durable.  It is portable, versatile and easy to use.  Capable of setting numerous brands of fasteners.  For availability of other types of dies, email us.

Size: Durable Dots

Make snap setting even easier with Press-N-Snap Bench Mount

$149.95 Each

 

Press-N-Snap Bench Mount
For those who want to use the Press-N-Snap Tool as a bench machine, we offer a bench mount.  It can be mounted either vertically or horizontally on a work bench.

$29.49 Each

 

Tack Button 
This is the type of button found on jeans and overalls. Push the sharp tack through the fabric and set the button with a hammer.

Antique Brass, Antique Copper, Antique Nickel, Nickel

40 ea. / set

 
Type  

Nickel Plated Brass

Lift The Dot Fasteners
Although these are the fasteners typically found on boats, the uses are endless. From dodgers and boom covers to awnings and tarps, these fasteners are definitely handy. Plus the only tool you need is a pair of needle nose pliers!

Shown left to right:

Fabric Stud $1.10 ea.
Socket and Washer 40 ea.
Screw Stud 3/8" $1.10 ea.
Screw Stud 5/8" $1.10 ea.
 
Type  

Nickel Plated Brass

Common Sense Fasteners
Although these are the fasteners typically found on boats, the uses are endless. From dodgers and boom covers to awnings and tarps to bags and purses, these fasteners are definitely handy. Use a pair of needle nose pliers to set the fabric stud and eyelet. Use the Common Sense Eyelet Hole Punch to make perfect holes for the eyelet and washer (otherwise use a razor blade to cut the holes).

Shown left to right:

Fabric Stud $1.10 ea.
Screw Stud $1.60 ea.
Double Stud $1.10 ea.
Eyelet and Washer 40 ea.
 
Type  

Common Sense Eyelet Hole Punch
One of the hardest parts of using common sense fasteners is cutting the oblong hole and the four holes for the prong to fit through.  This punch does all of it at one time.  A great way to save time and frustration.  This tool should be used with the self healing cutting pad below. To enhance the life expectancy of your tool use a rawhide hammer or wooden mallet, not a steel hammer.

$55.99 each

 

Self Healing Cutting Pad
Now available in two sizes! This cutting pad is a must for using punch type hole cutters.  Made of resilient vinyl plastic, these tough cutting pads allow the cutting die to easily cut through the fabric and into the pad.  Should be used on a solid base like the Mini Anvil below.

3.5" x 3.5" x .25" $7.49 ea
10" x 10" x .5" $27.95 ea
 
Size  

C.S. Osborne #89.5: Barrel Shaped Hickory Mallet    
When setting snaps or grommets, it is highly recommended to use a wooden or rawhide mallet. The Osborne #89.5 Hickory Mallet is an excellent choice! Made of second growth lacquered hickory, carefully finished and well balanced.

Size No.

Diameter of
face (in)
Length of
head (in)
Length of
handle (in)
Weight
each (oz)
2 1/2     2 3/8 5 1/2 10 1/2 16

$18.99 each

 

C.S. Osborne #196: Rawhide Mallet with Solid Head    
When setting snaps or grommets, it is highly recommended to use a wooden or rawhide mallet. The Osborne #196 Rawhide Mallet with solid head is an excellent choice! The head of this light-weight mallet is made entirely of rolled water buffalo rawhide. Handle is white hickory. It is recommended for many jobs where the user wishes to avoid scaring.

Size No.

Diameter of
face (in)
Length of
head (in)
Weight
each (oz)
1 3/4 3 3/8 8

$36.99 each

 

Mini Anvil
For the best results when setting snaps, grommets or using cutting tools, a steel surface should be used to pound on.  If space is a problem, the Mini Anvil is the answer.  5.5" long x 3.5" tall.

$14.95 each

 

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