2.25" SPECIAL BB PHOTO & Paper Tecre Button Making Kit - Machine, EK Success Punch, 1000 Pin Back Button Parts 2-1/4 Inch-FREE SHIPPING


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2-1/4" Button Boy/EK Success PHOTO Punch, Machine and 1000 pin back button parts

We are pleased to announce a brand new machine and hand held punch.

It is the Tecre Brand Button Boy Photo Button Machine Model #BB225 and Button Boy/EK Success Hand Held Punch.

This machine is different as it works with our custom Hand Held Punch to deliver you perfect photo buttons every time. We recommend a 28lb bright white paper or slightly thicker for use with this punch. Not for use with normal copy paper - it is too thin and won't cut evenly.

On a standard button machine, your photo must wrap around the back of the button, and if it is printed on thick paper, you tend to have issues with buckling of the mylar on the edges. How does this new system work? The specialty size graphic punch cuts the paper to a diameter of 2.405. (A standard size punch cuts to 2.625”). The Model BB225 has an extra lip on the die that the smaller graphic fits into, as well as a lip for a normal graphic size and/or the mylar. When you make your button, the paper goes all the way to the very edge of your button, but does not get wrapped around with the mylar. It’s a perfect fit, and you will not see the silver edge of the button.

The model BB225 can also be used with a standard size graphic punch, as the graphic would sit in the upper lip of the die with the mylar. Images cut to 2.625” would wrap around to the back of the button like a standard machine’s buttons would.

However, any image cut with the BB#2405 graphic punch can only be used on the BB225 button machine. We cannot sell this punch alone as it will not work with a standard size machine.

Standard size 2-1/4” parts will work with this machine. BAM sized or chines made parts will NOT work with this machine.

All metal construction
Cam-on-roller design requires very little physical force to operate
Compact, lightweight machine for easy storage and transport
Cushioned hand grip
Two-step button making process
Swivel die set increases speed
"Positive stop" ensures upper and lower die alignment
Rust-resistant plating
"Zero scrap loss" engineering
Weight: 10 lbs.
Length: 10” Width: 3” Height: 6”
Made in the USA

Your machine will come with a factory warranty.


Warranty for EK  punch is 30 days.

This hand held punch will cut your graphics out at 2.405"

This punch works wonderfully with a 28 lb bright white paper (that is the paper stock that we prefer for our own buttons), as well as photo paper. (Of course, photo paper may not work well with your machine).  Not for use with normal copy paper - it is too thin and won't cut evenly.

Parts include shells, pinned backs and mylar - enough to make 1000 pin back buttons.

The 2-1/4 size is one of our most popular sizes of buttons, and definitely our most versatile, with many types of accessories you can use with your machine.

Orders placed on holidays or weekends will be shipped the next business day. 

Feel free to contact us with any questions - we love to help you get started making buttons and extra income! 


Warranty Information

One year Tecre Warranty


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