Featured Tool: Miland Pliers

By on October 28, 2016
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by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com

Wire Jewelry Tool Tip for October 28th, 2016

Miland Pliers

Today we wanted to do a short feature on some of the specialty pliers that our sister site, JewelryTools.com carries. Have you heard of the Miland Pliers? Take a look!

Miland Tools, created by Miland Seuss, are designed and handcrafted specialized metal forming tools for silversmiths, wire artists, beaders and jewelry repair. artist’s and tell us that Miland’s unique hand tools clearly save them time and effort while increasing their creativity, capabilities and quality.

Here’s what they are:

Miland Anticlastic Pliers- 9/16 Inch Channel Width

Miland Anticlastic Pliers- 9/16 Inch Channel Width||PLR-376.00

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Example of an Anticlastic bracelet created by John S. Brana

Miland Anticlastic Pliers are similar to synclastic but produce a curve in opposite ways in two directions (“saddle-shaped”). Produces a fine, finished product in a fraction of the time without having to use a dapping tool. Pliers are 8 inches in length.

Miland Synclastic Pliers- 1/2 Inch

Miland Synclastic Pliers- 1/2 Inch||PLR-374.00

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Esample of Synclastic Bracelet created by John Sartin

Miland Synclastic Pliers put a curve toward the same side in all directions. Create a bracelet in minutes, not hours. Also makes rings, bangles and is indispensable in doing jewelry repair. Pliers are 8 inches in length.

 Double Cylinder Pliers:

Miland Double Cylinder Bracelet Shaping Pliers- 1 Inch and 1-3/8 Inches

Miland Double Cylinder Bracelet Shaping Pliers- 1 Inch and 1-3/8 Inches||PLR-372.08

Miland Double Cylinder Ring Pliers have two different sized cylinders which are used to quickly put large radius curves into flat metal stock. Result can easily be resized on mandrel if desired. Perfect for making mens’ and womens’ bracelets. Pliers are 6 inches in length.

Miland Double Cylinder Bracelet Shaping Pliers- 1-3/8 Inches and 1-5/8 Inches

Miland Double Cylinder Bracelet Shaping Pliers- 1-3/8 Inches and 1-5/8 Inches||PLR-372.06

Miland Double Cylinder Ring Pliers have two different sized cylinders which are used to quickly put large radius curves into flat metal stock. Result can easily be resized on mandrel if desired. Perfect for making mens’ and womens’ bracelets. Pliers are 6 inches in length.

Miland Double Cylinder Bracelet Shaping Pliers- 3/4 Inch and 1 Inch

Miland Double Cylinder Bracelet Shaping Pliers- 3/4 Inch and 1 Inch||PLR-372.10

Miland Double Cylinder Ring Pliers have two different sized cylinders which are used to quickly put large radius curves into flat metal stock. Result can easily be resized on mandrel if desired. Perfect for making mens’ and womens’ bracelets. Pliers are 6 inches in length.

Miland Double Cylinder Ring Shaping Pliers- 5/8 Inch and 1 Inch

Miland Double Cylinder Ring Shaping Pliers- 5/8 Inch and 1 Inch||PLR-372.02

Miland Double Cylinder Ring Pliers have two different sized cylinders which are used to quickly put large radius curves into flat metal stock. Result can easily be resized on mandrel if desired. Perfect for making mens’ and womens’ rings. Pliers are 6 inches in length.

Miland Double Cylinder Ring Shaping Pliers- 5/8 Inch and 3/4 Inch

Miland Double Cylinder Ring Shaping Pliers- 5/8 Inch and 3/4 Inch||PLR-372.04

Miland Double Cylinder Ring Pliers have two different sized cylinders which are used to quickly put large radius curves into flat metal stock. Result can easily be resized on mandrel if desired. Perfect for making mens’ and womens’ rings. Pliers are 6 inches in length.

 

What could you create with these?

All of these are available on our Sister Site – JewelryTools.com. Visit our Miland Tools Link page HERE!

Happy Wrapping!

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