Nippi currently boasts an almost 100% market share in the manufacturing of leather skiving machines.
This machine is used in the process of thinning the leather before sewing.
Two machines are currently in operation at the main factory.
When you turn on the power and step on the foot pedal, the barrel (roller), round blade, and grinder (grinding stone)
Rotates in tandem.
A mechanism in which the leather fed by rollers is sliced by a blade.
The thickness can be made as thin as a few tenths of a millimeter using the upper thickness adjustment dial and presser metal fittings.
All parts are extremely precise.
If you apply a grinder to the blade while it is rotating, sparks will scatter and the blade will be polished.
It's like a miniature production factory. A beautiful sight.
A new round blade that shines silver.
Once the blade has been sharpened and shortened, it is time to replace it, but this beautiful dome-shaped iron block is
It hurts every time I throw it away.
At that time, he discovered a lampshade destined for disposal inside the factory. It's hard to tell from the photo
The color is a retro green that is often seen in Showa era electrical appliances. I can't stand it.
So, we combined these two scrap items. Use the old blade as the base of a desk lamp.
My hand was injured in several places during production. Be careful when handling cutlery!
This one light is almost all I need for lighting at home. It's bright enough.
Life is minimal. Think maximally. A high-quality leather jacket that you can wear for a lifetime.