All posts tagged "metal"

  • Introducing Metalworking 101 with Patti Bullard!

    This is the biggest announcement since I can remember! Dr Patti Bullard, the creator of Wubbers Pliers, has been a mentor of mine since I started making jewelry. Patti just has a great personality, an infectious laugh,...

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 3: Embossing Hammers and Wire Texture

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 3, 2011 Question: What is an embossing hammer? Are there hammers with textures for hammering wire? -Susy in Bellingham, Washington Answer: An embossing hammer is meant to shape metal from...

    • Posted January 3, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 22: Intro to Gauges

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for November 22, 2010 Question: As a beginner, I would like to know the right gauge of wire I should practice with. I have been shown in 24 and 22-gauge copper to...

    • Posted November 21, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip June 6: Ring Sizing

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip June 06, 2010 Question: I am still learning and am having trouble sizing the rings properly.  They always come out larger than what I am attempting to create.  I have purchased a few...

    • Posted June 6, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 30: Removing Residue From Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 30, 2010 Question: I’m new at Wire Wrapping, and I use the quilter’s tape on my wires. It leaves glue on my wire and I don’t know what to use to clean...

    • Posted May 30, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 1: Pin Vise

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 01, 2010 Question: I bought the pin vise that is featured in Is this the same one that Cougar uses on her DVD’s from Jewelry Television?  It does not look like...

    • Posted May 1, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip April 22: Will Liver of Sulfur Harm Lampwork Beads?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip April 22, 2010 Question: I am going to create a 16 gauge copper wire bracelet embellished with lampwork beads.  Can I immerse the bracelet in liver of sulfur without harming the lampwork beads...

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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