All posts tagged "cutting"

  • Daily Wire Tip July 21: What to Consider When Shopping for a Faceting Machine

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for July 21, 2011 Question: Hi Dale, I love rough stones and their look, but I also like them with facets, and polished. In regards to faceting machines, what seems to be...

    • Posted July 20, 2011
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  • Cutting Steel Pattern Wire

    One of our newest products is Steel Pattern Wire, great for making wire bangles, collars, and cabochon frames. You might find it a bit tricky to cut, because it’s tougher than Xurons and even Tin Snips –...

    • Posted May 26, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Mar. 30: Tools for Drilling Cabochons

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for March 30, 2011 Question: I have some cabs that are relatively thin and I would like to know how to drill a hole in them to allow some different types of...

    • Posted March 29, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 8: Jewelers’ Saws and Jump Rings

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for November 8, 2010 Question: Hi Dale, to saw 20-gauge silver for jump rings, what gauge and type of saw and blade would you suggest? -Debbie in Nakusp, BC, Canada Answer: Good...

    • Posted November 7, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Dulling Sharp Stone Edges

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: Hi Dale, I have some flat cut rock that I would like to wrap as individual pendants. The rocks have sharp edges on the outside. Is there anything I can use,...

    • Posted November 4, 2010
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