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Xuron® long flat nose and short flat nose pliers holding a jump ring

Pliers, What’s The Difference?

By Ashley Bunting / January 31, 2019 / 2 Comments

Choosing a new set of pliers can be a daunting task.  There are so many options. Here at Xuron Corp. we’ve recently introduced even more variations to accommodate more applications.   So, what are all these pliers for?!  Read on to learn the specific features and benefits of our line of precision pliers for jewelry making.

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Xuron® Cutter with spring and hand grip to illustrate how to replace springs

FAQ: How To Replace Springs & Keep Tools Well Maintained

By Abby Robey / November 13, 2018 / 2 Comments

Recently we’ve had a few questions from customers asking how to replace springs on their tools and how to keep them (tools) cleaned and well maintained.  I thought I’d share……

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Precision Scissors for Scale Model Construction

By Tom Piccirillo / August 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Tom’s Corner Tips, techniques and commentary from Master Model Railroader Tom Piccirillo Model builders have never before enjoyed such a diverse assortment of materials for  duplicating full-size materials in miniature. The scale modeler can now obtain corrugated metal, honeycomb sheet and etched materials in the precise sizes and contours needed for model construction, but using […]

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Xuron® Tools For The Jeweler's Bench

Katie Hacker’s Ten Tips for Avoiding Mistakes at the Jeweler’s Bench

By Ashley Bunting / June 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

You know the old saying, “anything that can go wrong will go wrong”?  Well, it’s just as true in the jewelry studio as anywhere else. If you’re nodding your head in recognition, you aren’t alone. But, there are some things you can do to minimize mistakes at the jeweler’s bench.

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Xuron® Model 450BN Bent Nose Pliers hold and place detail pieces

How To Add Details To A Model Railroad Or Diorama

By Tom Piccirillo / March 28, 2018 / 5 Comments

Tom’s Corner Tips, techniques and commentary from Master Model Railroader Tom Piccirillo Some people say, “It’s all in the details.” This is certainly true for award-winning scale models. Models are submitted for judging at contests, and much of the “score” needed to win an award is derived by the clean installation and proper placement of […]

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