Tag: tools

Jewelry Making Quick Tip: How to Use Wire Cutters

Have you ever had the problem that your cuts are always pointy? You’re not alone because I get this question a lot. The answer is so simple. Watch the video: Learn everything you need to know to get started making wire wrapped jewelry with my FREE Intro to Wire Wrapping eCourse! Get started by filling …

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Where to Get Tools for Making Jewelry

I often get different jewelry making questions.  (Feel free to contact me to ask me a question!) Today I got this question: “I’d like to know where I can find jewelry making tools.” Answer: If you’re just getting started making jewelry, first think about the budget you have to spend on tools.  What tools you …

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ECT TV Episode 17: Wire Workshop

Lately I’ve been getting a lot of questions about using wire in jewelry making.  So this episode of ECT TV is all about wire. This is an overview of using wire, so if you still have questions, please feel free to contact me. Wire Workshop Wire Safety #1  Safety Glasses Your eyes are a very …

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Hammers for Jewelry Making

Hammers are a tool that I know I didn’t start out using, but slowly added over time.  However, hammering is important to harden the wire so that your designs are sturdy. I’ll show you 2 hammers today. Chasing Hammer The chasing hammer has 2 sides.  The bigger, wider end and the smaller ball end.  You …

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