Make a Steel Center Punch

Let self-proclaimed "tool junky," Chris Ploof teach you how to make your own center punch. Once you learn the basics of tool-making you will be creating your own custom steel tools in no time.
SKU: EP8619

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Create your very own custom tools with the help of this video download short from Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine. Join Chris Ploof and learn how to shape, harden, and temper your own tools.
According to metalsmith Chris Ploof, "Tool-making should be easy and fast because that way you are never without the right tool in the shop; you can always make something fabulous to help fit whatever need you have." With this short video you will learn how to make steel tools so you will never be without a tool you need.
Download this video short today to:

  • Get all the details on how to harden and temper steel so you can make tools that last and perform as you need them to.
  • Create custom punches for metal stamping, lining tools for chasing, and carving tools for mokumé gané.
  • Learn target temperatures and two different methods to check the temperature during the hardening process.
  • Master tool-making-"one of the most powerful skills in a metalsmith's arsenal."
  • And more!
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