The hammer and anvil have been my outlet. With every hammer fall I am constructively working through my feelings and thoughts. Venting and letting go of all the things I can not change. Things I have no control over. Refocusing and in the process creating something beautiful out of it all.
Cutting corners is one of the hardest things I learned when doing any kind of piercing in metal. I have my own way of doing it. I hope this explanation helps someone else. I love sharing knowledge and will gladly help if I can. Feel free to ask any questions you might have!