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Bench Tips for Jewelry Making : 101 Useful Tips from Brad Smith
by Bradford M. Smith


Overview - In every field the top artisans have their favorite ways of solving common problems. Making a piece of fine jewelry is no exception. The work is intricate, but accomplished jewelers have a variety of techniques, special tools and shortcuts that are proven to save time and improve the quality of your work.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In every field the top artisans have their favorite ways of solving common problems. Making a piece of fine jewelry is no exception. The work is intricate, but accomplished jewelers have a variety of techniques, special tools and shortcuts that are proven to save time and improve the quality of your work. This book is written as a resource for jewelers with skill levels from beginner through advanced. The bench tips come from Brad Smith's 17 years of experience in the jewelry industry, including a decade teaching hundreds of students. 101 tips are detailed and illustrated with closeup pictures as ready solutions for common problems at the bench. They include over 20 ways to save time when soldering and polishing, 8 common hazards to avoid, many ways to cut costs, 10 tips to improve stone setting skills, and the "Must-Have" tools for increasing productivity at the bench.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780988285804
  • ISBN-10: 0988285800
  • Publisher: Bradford Smith
  • Publish Date: September 2012
  • Page Count: 98
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.51 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27 pounds


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