Every chainmaille artist owns at least two different pliers and each has his/her own preference for brand and style. Having had the opportunity to meet with many different artists and designers, we’ve isolated three essential Xuron® brand pliers for chainmaille work.
Tom’s Corner: Tips, techniques and commentary from Master Model Railroader Tom Piccirillo
Somerset County Traction System’s huge interurban combine had been in the shop for two months. “Ol’ number 36” (as she is affectionately called by the shop crews) was being rebuilt from the rail up. She got new trucks, new motors, new underbody equipment, new seats, new lights and a new paint job in brilliant Traction Orange. Finishing touches involved installing the handrails . . . now that the paintwork and lettering were complete.
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.
Xuron Corporation’s 9000 Series precision wire cutters provide durability, ergonomic design and excellent value. Offered with oval , tapered and extra-tapered head configurations, these cutters can be used for a wide variety of applications from trimming component lead wires to copper wire to telecommunications cables.