The humble Wire Twister Tool is a superb gadget for tightening the wire stitches holding your stitch and glue panels.
tool can be found on
almost every farm.
Normally it is used to tie the necks of sacks, such as full potato
There are several variations on the basic principle but the standard
simply a hook, on a bent shaft which, turns within a wooden handle.
They can be bought at any agricultural suppliers complete with ready
You could even make one yourself.
Using it is simplicity itself.
All you need is an eye bent on each end of the wire.
This handy device can be used in any number of situations where a temporary hold is needed.
Anyone steam bending frames can quickly run out of clamps to hold the frames to the ribbands.
With a pocket full of ready bent wire ties and a twister the frames can be quickly and firmly ties in place.
Though it must be said, most builders are now using plastic cable ties instead of wire.