Featured Tool: Large Disc Cutter

By on March 14, 2016
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by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com

Wire Jewelry Tool Tip for March 14th, 2016

Large Disc Cutter DAP-410.10

by Kate Richbourg

Today we feature a video by Kate Richbourgh in which she shows us how to use the Large Disc Cutter. This is a great tool if you love working with sheet metal and making your own discs.

Kate Says:


 

 

Large Disc Cutter||DAP-410.10

Large Disc Cutter

Large cutter features five sizes ranging from 1/2″ to 1″. Cut perfect circles every time! The holes have been drilled, reamed and then honed to make the finest and cleanest cutter available. The punches are oil-quenched tool steel and drawn for hardness and durability. The bottom base is case-hardened and ground. Cuts metal up to 14 gauge. Measures 3″ x 2-3/4″. Weighs 2 lbs 12 oz.

 

There are a few other tools that you might find useful as well:

Small Disc Cutter, 7 Pieces||DAP-400.10

Small Disc Cutter, 7 Pieces

This small cutter features seven sizes ranging from 1/8″ to 1/2″. Cut perfect circles every time! The holes have been drilled, reamed and then honed to make the finest and cleanest cutter available. The punches are oil-quenched tool steel and drawn for hardness and durability. The bottom base is case-hardened and ground. Cuts metal up to 14 gauge. Measures 2″ x 2″. Weighs 1 lbs. 10 oz.

 


 

Brass Hammer, 1 Pound||HAM-456.10

Brass Hammer, 1 Pound

This hammer is quality constructed with solid brass, mounted on a secure metal handle with a comfortable grip. It is ideal for hammering ferrous or non-ferrous metals and is excellent for stamping and dapping. Weighs 1 lb

Don’t forget to pick up your sheet metal while your thinking about it!

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Argentium Silver Sheet
Fine Silver Sheet
Copper Sheet
Red Brass Sheet
Nickel Silver Sheet
Gold Filled Sheet

Happy Wrapping!

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One Comment

  1. avatar

    Valerie Fanning

    May 18, 2016 at 11:52 pm

    I am new to jewlery making and so have a million questions lol. I am trying to figure out the whole gage/thickness business. My question is if you stack 2 sheets of 28 gage metal will it be the same thickness as 14 gage. Same goes with 2-20 gage = 10 gage?
    Thank you,
    Valerie

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