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Button Maker

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  • 1.25" button maker
  • Graphic punch
  • Directions
  • Supplies to make 25 buttons included free


Make professional looking metal 1.25” pinback buttons with this round button maker. This kit includes a round graphic punch to make it easy to punch your art to prep it for the button maker. Includes supplies to make 25 buttons free and instructions to get you started.

If you would like to make more than 25 buttons, you may purchase button making supplies at any CADL branch. Button supplies are sold in packs of 25 for $1.25. If you are interested in purchasing your own supplies, separate from CADL, supplies for this machine are found at www.Tecre.com. Please do not use any other manufacturer's supplies in this button machine, as it may break.

This button machine is set up to use regular printer paper. It works best with paper that is between 22 lbs. and 28 lbs. Please refrain from using photos, they jam the cutter and the machine.

Loan Period and Fines

This item's loan period is two weeks. 
A $5 per day fee will be applied if material is returned late. 



General Policies

This item is available for check out to CADL cardholders age 18 and older. Borrowers must sign the required Library of Things Agreement acknowledging financial responsibility for lost or damaged equipment.

CADL circulates many unexpected items. Many have different loan rules. See the quick details here. Item's individual pages have further details.

Library of Things (LOT)

  • check out for 2 weeks
  • patrons ages 18+ only
  • must sign agreement
  • patrons may only check out 1 Thing at a time (patrons may still check out other items that are not in LOT collection)
  • adult patrons may check out 1 LOT Thing and 1 LOT Jr Thing at a time
  • late fines vary


  • check out for 2 weeks
  • adult and youth cards
  • late fines 20¢/day
  • patrons may only check out 1 LOT Jr Thing at a time (patrons may still check out other items that are not in LOT collection)
  • look for the Junior tag on the image or item's page to identify

Raising Reader Backpacks (RRB)

  • check out for 3 weeks
  • any age
  • late fines 20¢/day 


  • vary by pass, read pass details