Welcome to Essdee
Essdee is a UK manufacturer of block printing and Scraperboard products, which aim to inspire the next generation of artists and printmakers. From our HQ in Worcestershire, England, we manufacture, package and dispatch our products all over the world.
Essdee has been making its famous British Scraperboard the UK since 1945. Our range of Scraperboard, etching tools, block printing tools and materials are instantly recognisable around the world. Our innovative Lino printing tools and accessories make this traditional craft more accessible to a wider range of age groups and abilities.
Linoleum, SoftCut, MasterCut, PrintFoam, Lino Cutters, Handles...All the materials and tools you need.
Lino Rollers, Brayers, Hard Rubber, Soft Rubber, Sponge, Fabric... Everything you need for printmaking.
lino cutter sets & kits
Find out if you love printmaking too, with Lino Printing Kits, Stamp Carving kits, Starter Sets and more.
block printing ink
Block Printing Inks in 36 colours, including Metallic, Flourescent and Pearlescent colours.
scraperboard & tools
Fine Quality British Scraperboard, Foils and Tools.
All the tools you need to create beautiful fabric prints!
MEET THE PRINT MAKER
We were excited to catch up with Andy Greenacre from Unruly Print to find out how he went from being a teacher to running his own printmaking business, the online virtual market he helped set up during lockdown, and to meet some of the Unruly Print team – Dave the Printing Press and Rodney the Roller.
Linoprint artist Dave Hall reveals his top tips for colour mixing your own block prinitng ink. Discover how to achieve an endless rainbow of colours from just a handfull of inks.
DOWNLOAD OUR CATALOGUE
We love to see how our products are being used in the real world, you can see our recent favourites below!