Every electronics assembler, engineer, repair technician and home hobbyist has a pair of pliers in his or her tool box. There are as many different pliers types and styles available as there are applications for them.
Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters, how do you choose the right one?
In the last few years we’ve seen more and more brick-and-mortar stores closing. This has left a significant hole in the jewelry community. Jewelers have fewer resources and less access to knowledgeable people. We’ve been fielding more and more phone calls asking for help choosing the right tool for the job.
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!
We’ve all heard the phrase, “its what’s on the inside that counts”. I’m here to remind you how true this is and the Philadelphia Convention Center is a great example – it’s not pretty on the outside, but inside you find a world of things sparkling, colorful, unique and fun.