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    Simply sandwich a piece of copper, brass or silver into the die and apply enough pressure to cut the metal shape out of the die.virginia-vivier-jewelry-tools-1-375x282

    You Don’t Need Expensive Tools to Make Beautiful Jewelry

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    Fiberglass Rust Brush Detail Prep & Cleaning Tool

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    Designing with metal circles. Vanetta Seecharran's Blog. (School of Jewellery Design)

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    after you drill a hole for your rivet you might end up with a bur next to the hole. Kim suggests pressing and twisting a drill bit (slightly larger than the hole) over the hole, on the front and back, to remove the bur. It also changes the hole through your metal to a slightly flared hole on the surface; Kim says when you create your rivet, that extra space in the flare will be filled by the rivet, creating a stronger rivet.

    7 Essential Metalsmithing Tips: Master Riveting with Kim St. Jean's New Video Tutorials

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    You'll get better results when filing metal if you support your metal instead of just holding it up in the air, in your hand. Or just use a small block of wood; you can drill in it, saw on it, and file on it, just like you would a bench pin.

    7 Essential Metalsmithing Tips: Master Riveting with Kim St. Jean's New Video Tutorials

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    steel wire imprinted texture on copper Form a design or shape out of steel wire and use it as a texturing tool over metal. Simply place the steel design over your annealed metal sheet and hammer on an anvil.

    7 Essential Metalsmithing Tips: Master Riveting with Kim St. Jean's New Video Tutorials

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    When sawing spirals out of metal sheet, drill holes 1/4 -1/2" in the negative space of the spiral. Having those holes every so often cut down on the turns you have to make with your saw, making sawing easier and helping prevent sharp turns that can break your saw blade. Start in the innermost hole and saw toward the middle, and then from the next hole and saw toward the middle, slowly removing those segments (or "bridges") of metal in the spiral,

    Curvilicious Curlicues: 8 Tips for Forming Kink-Free Spirals, Coils, and Tubes with Wire and Metal Sheet

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    Sawing and piercing metal tutorial and tips

    Sawing and piercing metal tutorial and tips

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    buy a larger diameter threaded tapered arbor or spindle for your polishing machine to replace the one it came with. Commercial polishing machines for jewelers come with only a 0.5 inch diameter spindle, which forces jewelers to buy expensive jewelers' buffs that have a small center hole. By switching to a larger diameter spindle (1 or 1.5 inch diameter), you can use cheaper hardware store buffs for some work, and increase the range of tools you can thread onto the machine.[Ganoksin]

    [Ganoksin] Tips for Expanding Your Arsenal of Polishing Tools

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    How to use a scoring tool to make a box by Jim Miller

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    which color of rouge for each metal: Red rouge for For Buffing Gold, Platinum, Sterling Silver, and More. White rouge for For Cut and Shiny Luster on Steel, Aluminum, and Chrome. Blue rouge for 'Cut and Color' on Non-Ferrous Metals, Plastic, and Synthetics. Green for high polish on all metals.

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    Ask an Expert: Ten Essential Jewelry Sawing Tips -- Learn valuable tips to improve your jewelry making and create something beautiful. www.wubbersu.com

    Ask an Expert: Ten Essential Jewelry Sawing Tips

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    3. Saw out all of your interior or "pierced" designs before sawing the outer shape of your metal. Doing this ensures that you'll have more surface area of the metal glued together, keeping your pieces in contact while you do the more intricate interior cuts.

    Metalsmithing Specifics: 6 Tips for Sawing and Piercing Two Identical Metal Pieces

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    When you want to saw the same design in two pieces of metal use rubber cement to glue them together--and then saw both pieces at once 5. Jennie shares that if your rubber cement has been in place awhile, it can get pretty solid, but there is a handy thing called a rubber cement eraser that will remove it easily. 6. If you intend to pierce metal with a lot of detail, let the rubber cement set about a week for a better bond before you begin drilling and sawing it.Jewelry Making Daily

    Metalsmithing Specifics: 6 Tips for Sawing and Piercing Two Identical Metal Pieces

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    How to make a jewellery clasp heartjoia.com/...

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    Sterling Silver Post Earring with 1.5mm Pad

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    Lay two wires on your anvil so that they cross in the middle, then give them a tap with the hammer. The idea is to form little groves in the wire so they lay flat while you solder them together. Art Jewelry Elements

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    Use the flat nose pliers to squeeze the prongs over your stone, do this very slowly and very gently, a little at a time, until you are sure that the stone is held firm and will not come out.Art Jewelry Elements: Simple Soldered Prong Set Earrings

    Simple Soldered Prong Set Earrings

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    prong set moonstones

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    fabricating a hollow ring set - Paulson Deanali

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    Learn how to file metal correctly!

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    all about dapping, very good info Riveted Rings Tracy Stanley

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