Drawplate

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A drawplate is a sheet of metal with graduated holes through which wire is pulled to reduce its circumference and cause it to be strengthened.

Front and back of a drawplate

Drawplates can also be made of wood or plastic. These wood and plastic drawplates are generally used for drawing down and smoothing chain weaves, such as Viking Knit, to get a smoother, more compact result.

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