Collected Cool Tools, Volume 1-4
This collection contains every “Cool Tools” article from 2006 to 2014. For readers of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, you will love how this section highlights and reviews tools, provides helpful tips, and so much more!
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Advance your range of metalsmithing techniques with this must-have collection! Dive into soldering, hammering, cold connections, enameling, and more.
This collection brings together four volumes of "Cool Tools & Hip Tips" for eight years' worth of jewelry-making tool reviews, tips, and tricks. Regardless of skill level, it makes an ideal reference for all jewelry makers and will leave no question unanswered. Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist senior editor Helen Driggs helps you with: selecting the right pliers, burs, jump rings, and solder joins for your project; making your own tools such as steel texture stamps; finding the right wood and steel forming tools; maximizing your time and effort by mass finishing your jewelry; finding economical, essential tools; and adding smaller scaled electrics to your studio that are perfect for small spaces!
Jewelry Making Tools, Tips, and More, Volume 1
Discover two full years of Cool Tools & Hip Tips, packed with jewelry tool information, and jewelry-making must-know information! Get expert metal jewelry- making supply information for soldering, hammering, cold connections, and more. Helen helps you uncover sawing essentials, cold connections must-knows, and storage tips. With this download, take your metal jewelry making to the next level!
Jewelry Making Tools, Tips, and More, Volume 2
Enjoy two more years of "Cool Tools & Hip Tips" as Helen takes you from using basic tools every metalsmith needs to make your own metal stamping tools! This compilation eBook is jam-packed with information that will take your jewelry making to the next level, including tips on soldering, cold connections, and enameling. Explore all of the different facets of metalsmithing with information on maintaining your tools like your flex shaft and hammers, perfecting basic jewelry making techniques like soldering and sawing, and making your own steel metal stamping punches and bezel pushers. With quick reference guides for burs, jumprings, and solder joints, this compilation eBook will be an asset to every studio.
Jewelry Making Tools, Tips, and More, Volume 3; Cool Tools & Hip Tips, 2011-2012
Can't get enough "Cool Tools & Hip Tips?" In this eBook, find out which forming tools to use to make a spectrum, as well as how to get a good grip on your smaller jewelry making materials. Helen also shows how to keep your metal stamping straight. Receive all this and more expert information!
Jewelry Making Tools, Tips, and More, Volume 4: Cool Tools & Hip Tips, 2013-2014
Compiled with 18 columns from Helen, discover what tools are best suited for your jewelry making projects and how to use them to their fullest potential! Helen shares the five essential tools for every jeweler wanting to get started, and also provides helpful techniques and fun ideas to use your new tools. From widespread tools every jewelry maker should understand to specialty tools crafted by metalsmiths for metalsmiths, this eBook will become your most accessible and reliable reference when it comes to vital jewelry decision-making. Whether you want to work alongside Helen's expert instruction or explore what tools would be best for future projects, this collection of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist columns from 2013-2014 will become an asset to you and your studio!
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