How to Use a Tapered Ring Mandrel
by Abby Hook
When using a tapered ring mandrel, learn how to compensate for that taper while building your ring.
Instructions
When making a ring, if you are using a tapered ring mandrel, make sure that you remove the shank from the mandrel and re-insert it the other way round, so that both sides of the shank are shaped to the same size, ensuring the shank is not tapered
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Materials

20 Gauge Round Half Hard .925 Sterling Silver Wire
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