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GreenLion, hand piercing, jewelers saw, Lora Lee Artist, LoraLeeArtist, Metal Piercing, metalsmith, metalsmithing -

Sharing why I love the ease of use of the GreenLion saw frame.

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Setting up your jewelers bench does not have to be expensive. I use scrap wood and c clamps. Easy Peasy. Not trying to break the bank, I'd rather spend my money on metal and tools. :)

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This video shows the process I use to sandcast my popular F Bomb key chains. All my casting equipment (sand and frame) I get from https://www.etsy.com/shop/DIYJewelryCasting I also am in his wonderful group that has amazing tutorial videos and wonderful people to help you troubleshoot any issues you have. Find it on FB https://www.facebook.com/groups/262359177616661 I use a MAPP gas torch ( can get them from local hardware stores). I will try and make another video soon and include voice directions for all the steps I go thru, this was just a quick demo and we were chatting about nothing related to casting. These key chains can be purchased from my website www.loraleeartist.net Feel free to ask any questions, I happily share knowledge and if I can't help, I'll direct you to someone that can. Thanks for watching.

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I created this out of reclaimed copper gutter and wire. I hand cut and hammered each of the flowers and wire wrapped them on the shaped and hammered heart. The word Mom was the hardest thing, making it tight but readable in the space allowed. I added two clear crystals to reflect the light.

This was custom made for my mother. She loved it!

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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!

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