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Cutting Corners In Hand Piercing Metal Jewelry

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Cutting Corners In Hand Piercing Metal Jewelry

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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Hand Piercing Brass Cuff With Jewelers Saw

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Hand Piercing Brass Cuff With Jewelers Saw

This video shares a little of the behind the scenes work that goes into almost all my jewelry. Sawing. I do a lot of it. Everything I do is cut from flat sheet or wire. In this case I am making a cuff. The brass is 20 gauge. I've cut it to a 6 by 2 inch piece. I drew random organic shapes and then drilled a hole in each section that I was going to remove with the saw. I use a Green Lion saw. I really do like it a lot, the handle shape especially. Ease of loading...

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