All posts tagged "soft"

  • Daily Wire Tip July 14: What Stones Can Be Tumbled?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for July 14, 2011 Question: I’ve tried several sites for this question, and can’t get a straight answer, just generalities. I have a tumbler, wet, and I need to know what I...

    • Posted July 13, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip June 4: How to Make Wires Lay Flat

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip June 04, 2010 Question: I am trying to make the bracelet that is the first project on your Beginner’s DVD.  I am having great difficulty keeping all the wires together.  I keep straightening...

    • Posted June 4, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 18: When to Use Dead Soft Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 18, 2010 Question: I have seen confusing information on what type of wire to use for various projects.  Could you tell me when it is best to use dead soft wire?  For...

    • Posted May 18, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 12: Hammered Dangle for Earrings or Necklace

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 12, 2010 Question: I’m new to making jewelry with wire and am trying to learn all I can. Your tips are great! What gauge and temper wire would I use to create...

    • Posted May 12, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip April 25: Forging Copper Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip April 25, 2010 Question: I shaped a choker wire from 14g dead soft round copper wire. What’s the best way to harden it so the choker retains its shape? Answer: The easiest (and...

    • Posted April 25, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip March 29: Forging Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip March 29, 2010 Question: I’m wondering why anyone forges wire. Answer: Wire jewelry makers ‘forge’ wire for several reasons as it shapes, stretches and hardens any metal used. One example can be...

    • Posted March 29, 2010
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