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    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 12: Making Wire Jewelry from Patterns, and Copyright

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 12, 2009 Question: How do I get permission to sell the jewelry that I make from the patterns I get from your book and the DVD`s I bought from Wire-Sculpture? Answer:...

    • Posted December 12, 2009
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  • Wubbers and Lindstroms for sale at JOGS in Tucson
    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 11: Can Lindstrom Cutters be Repaired?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 11, 2009 Question: I damaged the cutting edges of my Lindstrom cutters. Do you know if they can be repaired (sharpened)? Answer: First I`d contact Lindstrom directly to see if they...

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • niobiumwire
    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 10: What is Niobium Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 10, 2009 Question: I have found a bracelet that calls for coiled niobium wire. What is niobium wire? Does it come coiled? And if not, is it hard to coil? Answer:...

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • g2-18
    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 9: Using “Tool Magic”

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 9, 2009 Question: Hi, Love your book!   I have the same question that I read today regarding “Tool Magic”.  I purchased some a while back, but have not yet tried it. ...

    • Posted December 9, 2009
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  • How to Edit a Jewelry Picture Using Photoshop

    Editing a Picture in PhotoShop By Mike Ault So, you have used a light box and lights, set the camera for the proper exposure, white balance and such, used a tripod and your picture still comes out...

    • Posted December 8, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip: Cleaning with Baking Soda

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: Dale, I think you mentioned the baking soda cleaning method as a gentle cleaning some time ago. Is this the method where you line a bowl with foil, add about a...

    • Posted December 7, 2009
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  • copperwire
    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 8: Where to Buy Copper or Brass Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 8, 2009 Question: Where can one find 16-20 gauge copper or brass wire? Answer: We actually have several tempers of both copper and yellow brass wire in the larger sizes you...

    • Posted December 7, 2009
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  • Flat Nose Pliers
    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 6: Bending Silver Pattern Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 6, 2009 Question: What is the best way to bend silver patterned wire?  I want to make bails from the 5 mm wire, but it is very hard to bend.  Is...

    • Posted December 6, 2009
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  • smoky quartz gemstones
    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 5: Setting Stones in Jewelry

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 5, 2009 Question: I bought a `box of rocks` of various cuts and sizes. Where can I find settings and/videos to set the stones in jewelry?  I ordered a video a...

    • Posted December 5, 2009
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  • Bronzite Rectangle 30x40 mm
    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 4: Protecting Copper from Tarnishing

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 4, 2009 Question: I just completed making a wire bracelet with bronzite beads.  I used copper for the wire because it matched the color of the beads better than either silver...

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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  • Daily Wire Tip Dec. 3: Visual of Display at Shows

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I just read your answer to packing to travel to shows with interest.  Would it be possible to see a picture of your display at shows? Answer: Thanks! Yours is one...

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • g2-108
    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 1: Working with Small Jump Rings

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: How on earth do you work with those tiny jump rings? Is there a special tool? Answer: Most of us use two pair of needle-nose, chain-nose pliers when working with very...

    • Posted December 1, 2009
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 29: How to Prevent Pin Vise From Breaking Wires

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 29, 2009 Last Day of The 3 Day Thanksgiving Sale – Don’t Miss Out! Question: I have a pin vise to twist wire, but every time I try to use it,...

    • Posted November 29, 2009
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  • EHA1
    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 28: What is Tibetan Silver?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: What is Tibetan Silver?  Is this another name for silver plated? Answer: Honestly I had never heard of ‘Tibetan’ silver when referring to my medium of wire, so I did some...

    • Posted November 28, 2009
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Customer Satisfaction

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: If taking an order for a custom piece, when finished, it isn’t what the client wanted, how do you charge for your labor and supplies, other than saying upfront it isn’t...

    • Posted November 27, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 26: Red Rouge

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: Why should I use, and what is the proper way to use, “red rouge”? Answer: Personally I do not use red rouge, but I know a lot of folks who do...

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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