All posts tagged "straightening wire"

  • Daily Wire Tip May 12: Straightening Square Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for May 12, 2011 Question: Dale, I have some square wire in coils that I want to use for making wire bundles. It takes forever to straighten out. Any suggestions? -Cecilia in...

    • Posted May 11, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 6: Loosening Wire for Easier Straightening

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for October 6, 2010 Question: When I receive the wire I’ve ordered, is it better to leave it as it is, coiled, until I use it? Or should I loosen the fasteners...

    • Posted October 5, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Straightening Jewelry Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: Wire purchased by the foot usually arrives loosely coiled in a plastic bag which gives cut segments a natural curve that I can never straighten with nylon tipped pliers. This is...

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Daily Tip July 12: Taming the Wild Wire Bundle

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip July 12, 2010 Question: Dale, I have almost memorized the instructions for straightening wire, both from your DVDs and book, yet I cannot obtain a well-fitting bundle. Do you have any additional...

    • Posted July 11, 2010
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  • Daily Tip July 11: My Fingers Hurt!

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip July 11, 2010 Question: I am a beginner with wire sculpting. My thumb and pointer fingers have become quite sore and even a little swollen from wire straightening and holding the wires...

    • Posted July 10, 2010
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