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Basic Tools & Raw Materials for Metalsmithing

Posted on: June 25, 2009

Basic Tools


1. saw frame & saw blade (size 1 – 1Gross)

2. bench pin & C-clamp

3. tweezers –straight tweezers, cross-lock tweezers, and third hand base and tweezers

4. pliers – flat-nose pliers, slimline round-nose pliers, forming pliers(ring bending pliers)

5.vise – bench vise, hand vise

6. hammer — forging hammer / raising hammer / forming hammer / planising hammer / wood mallet

7. file – half-round hand file (routh cut, second cut, smooth cut, dead cut) / three square hand file (routh cut, second cut, smooth cut, dead cut)

8. burnisher & scraper

9. brass brush

10. sand paper (80,120, 220, 320, 400,600. 800,1000, 1200, 1500,2000#) & sanding stick

11. flux

12. vernier calipers

13. grid ruler (30cm)

14. divier

15. scissors , snips

16. hand drill set

17. punch

18. tool box


Raw Material

1. sterling silver sheet (92.5%) 100mmx100mmx1.2mm

2. copperplate (1.2mm)

3. gold foil

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