Wax work, simple repair, and tips and tricks for those interested in jewelry work.
Making an Emery Board
A simple video showing how to make an emery board.
A Technique for Rolling the Edges on Copper Tubing
Making a recycled copper band and how I heat and roll the edges.
The Basics of Using a Wax Injector
A simple video showing how I use a wax injector.
Sizing a Silver Ring Large
A simple method for sizing a ladies silver ring (no stones) up 1 1/2 sizes.
Video number 1: Width and Finger Size
Making a size 11, approximate 8 - 8 1/2 mm wave style wedding band with a hammer style finish.
Video # 2 Making the Wave Pattern in the Wax
Adding the wave pattern into the size 11, 8 - 8.5 mm wedding band with the hammer style finish.
Sanding the Wedding Ring
A short video showing how easy it is to sand a wedding band following the casting and filing stages. Enjoy!
Filing the Wedding Band
A video showing the simple steps involved in filing a sand cast band.
Video 1: Cutting Out a Paw from Wax
Just a quick video showing how I saw out the basic shape of a paw.
Video 2: Filing the Toes on the Paws
A simple video showing a few of the tools I use to create the toes on this paw pattern.
Soldering Two Rings Together
A great set of tweezers for soldering rings together.
Building Up a Leaf with Wax
Using soft wax, I build up the back side of a leaf with the wax.
Testing an Inexpensive Torch
After testing this inexpensive torch from Home Depot I have determined that this type of torch will work fine when sand casting with either sterling silver or 14 / 18 karat golds. Fine silver will not work!
Wax Injector Instructions
Showing how to use the new affordable wax injector