Did you know that Xuron® Models 2193 and 2193F Hard Wire Cutters are the only tools you should use for cutting memory wire, steel, or other types of hardened wire?
Brenda Schweder is an artist, author, teacher, personality and inventor of the Now That’s a Jig! For years Brenda Schweder has been a huge supporter of Xuron Corporation. Her objective praise of the Xuron # 2175 Maxi-Shear™ Flush Cutter has made believers of many annealed steel wire wranglers. The 2175 or as Brenda calls it, “The Butter Cutter”, is the perfect balance of strength and precision. Rugged enough to easily cut the hefty annealed steel yet petite enough in profile to get into smaller hard to reach areas.
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When making jewelry with wire it’s important to understand the differences in composition, size and hardness of the wire, as this will dictate the type of wire cutters you will need to use.
Our friends at Halstead ™ recently published a blog article offering excellent guidance and instruction on wire gauges and wire tempers (hardness). This should be recommended reading for any beginner jewelry artist!