A simple tool that makes carving safer and printing easier. Braced against the edge of your work surface, it provides a stable surface to push against while carving, keeping you hands out of the way. Then, when it's time to ink up, it has a smooth easy to clean surface to roll out the ink for the perfect print.
From the manufacturer:
Dual purpose 9-inch-by-7-inch Bench Hook and Inking Plate has an unbreakable, all-metal plate, with a lip designed to fit over a desk or table edge. Secures carving block from forward movement while applying carving pressure. Features super flat inking surface for optimal ink transfer and easy clean-up, powder-coated surface.