Working with Vorst and Bosch, we have created the finest close-up pad ever made. The Deluxe Pad is a leather hardbacked pad with interchangeable surfaces, made by a family of craftsman that are in such high demand that they have even made furniture for the British Royal Family.
These pads use the highest quality materials, and each takes six hours to complete. The Deluxe Pad is the perfect pad to use at home to practice on; it's a heavy, pad with perfect cushioning for practicing card sleights and routines like Cups & Balls.
Each close-up pad is unique to its owner, so we have made sure that you have complete flexibility when constructing yours. You make every decision when building your pad:
Pick a leather base
The deluxe mat featured a luxurious wooden base which is wonderfully robust and weighty. It sits firmly on any tabletop and is slightly raised by the specially-sourced rubber feet. This is the base to choose if you are seeking a top-tier product that will last you a lifetime. We offer three colors to choose from: black, brown and white. We also offer vegan-friendly options that use no animal products.
The deluxe pad offers a thick base that wraps around the entire pad, whereas the regular pad has a thin base that covers the bottom of the pad only.
Choose as many surfaces as you'd like
Choose any color surface you like, and select as many as you like. You can even choose multiple surfaces, as they can easily be changed out (and are even compatible with the regular bases). They are all vegan friendly, and some are even water resistant.
Laser-engrave your name or logo
If you want to add the ultimate personal touch, you can have your mat engraved. Using a laser engraver, we can emboss your name, logo, or initials into the surface of your pad. You can choose the size and positioning. Our graphic designers will work with you to make sure that your pad is personalized in exactly the way you want it. To ensure precision, you’ll receive a digital mockup to approve before your pad is manufactured.
One of the great joys of working with the Bosch family has been watching how they work. Perfection is everything to them. Every single pad is made with intense care and attention to detail. More importantly, everything is sourced and produced in a sustainable way that we can all be proud of. The Bosch family have spent thirty years mastering their art, and now, thanks to the V&B Close-Up Pad, they are going to help us master ours.
Dimensions: 21.5" x 13" x 1.5"
Delivery timescales: Every Vorst and Bosch close-up mat is made by hand, to order. Each mat takes approximately 6 hours to make, plus drying time. Wait times depend on demand but usually, mats ship within two weeks from the order being placed.