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  1. Thread: MM Markings

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    Thank you Dennis, but this are not the style I...

    Thank you Dennis, but this are not the style I saw before. The pliers were regular rounds and flats that had an actual line marked out at 1mm,2mm,3mm etc from the tips to the base of the head section...
  2. Thread: MM Markings

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    MM Markings

    Hello,

    I saw a set of round pliers and a set of flat pliers that had mm increments running down them, this looked like it could be very helpful at times....Does anyone know where I can get ahold...
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    I'm not sure how you got the impression that my...

    I'm not sure how you got the impression that my tutor "Butchered" this tray from my description...all I said was that he used emmeries and a stone bit on a pendent drill and I said he was somewhat...
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    Cold bonding ?

    Hello,

    We had someone come in today , they want to remove an engraved name from a Silver plated tray's middle name plate section.

    My tutor tried to use various emmery/stone attachments on the...
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    I think as you say, its either cut with a...

    I think as you say, its either cut with a piercing saw or just snip and file flat. Thanks for your help..I will try to find that old link I had though, because the photo showed a clean straight cut...
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    Thanks for the quick replies, I really need to...

    Thanks for the quick replies, I really need to get ahold of some flat cutting cutters soon though.

    When you say pierce wire....what do you mean by that ? Sorry if that seems a dense question but...
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    Truely flat cutters

    Hello,

    I am currently making and remaking and remaking !! a set of 7 stone cluster rings.

    One thing that gets my goat, is when I snip the silver wire, to make the prongs and keep getting an...
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    Thats exactly what I was looking for. Thank you...

    Thats exactly what I was looking for. Thank you for the link
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    I am still only using Silver at the moment...and...

    I am still only using Silver at the moment...and to be honest, I'd want to practise it quite a bit before I attempt it in Gold anyway...Just one other thing, the "Fob Stones" that go in the middle,...
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    I was pretty much going to go down the burnish...

    I was pretty much going to go down the burnish route, I just thought the wedding ring reducer might help if I wanted to keep a thicker band...The one I had the other day had such a heavy h/m that I...
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    Wedding Ring Stretcher / Reducer

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    Hello,

    I am thinking about trying to make one of these watch fobs...I am wondering if I were to make a basic ring, then resin a Bloodstone and an Onyx either side of the ring, then use a...
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    I looked it up on Amazon...It looks pretty good....

    I looked it up on Amazon...It looks pretty good. From what it says, it is suitable for people like me who have only got the basics covered. Thank you
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    Thank you both...The reason I was asking about...

    Thank you both...The reason I was asking about the variable speed buffer, is because my 14 year old son is taking a real interest and call me over protective, but I was taught on a buffing machine...
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    Variable speed buffing machine

    Hello,

    I currently use a bench mounted AEG double ended buffing machine...Sorry I don't have the model number...It is a one speed model, I think the speed is 6000rpm that might be 600rpm !! But it...
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    Trustworthy book

    Hello,

    As I am starting to get into gemstone settings more and more, I am wondering if there is a recommended gemstone book that I can buy ? I'd like to get one that explains the finer details...
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    This is getting tit for tat. Just to clarify...

    This is getting tit for tat.

    Just to clarify one thing, I copy and pasted this from my above reply :

    "Perhaps, instead of keep trying to answer every post I put on the forum with the same...
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    I did read the previous replies. I would have...

    I did read the previous replies. I would have thought it was obvious that I am at best finding the levelling proccess difficult to get on top of.

    The reason I posted this depth gauge set question...
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    Stone Setting Assistant

    Hello

    I have recently been asking about a depth gauge for setting stones...I have found this one : https://www.cousinsuk.com/product/stone-setting-assistant-for-pendant-motors?code=C45698

    Has...
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    Ball bur

    Hello,

    Sorry to repeat a question...Maybe I have not asked it clearly : I am just starting to set stones, I am trying the gypsy setting, where I have to drill the depth of the entire stone (Table...
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    Thank you....But without damaging the sellers...

    Thank you....But without damaging the sellers property, is there any way to tell if the "Stone" was either Plastic,Stone or Glass ? The rings were 958 Silver hallmarked.
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    Plastic ,Glass or Stone ?

    Hello,

    My gem knowledge is incredibly basic. I'd love to have gone on a Gemology course but I joined in this wonderful trade far far too late to consider doing a gemstone course as well as...
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    Correct depth

    Hello,

    I am just begining to set CZ's , then hopefully on to precious stones. I love the flush gypsy setting but one thing I am finding difficult ,is getting the correct depth when I use a Ball...
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    Feeling small but grateful

    Thank you for pointing the overlooked obvious out...I saw both your replies and felt rather small with my question on reflection.

    Blue tack or double sided tape are perfect answers, thank you both...
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    Very sore fingers !!!

    Hello,

    I have recently been making flat pendents, I roll them flat then onto a medium grindstone to smooth off then onto the emmery cloths, ready for the cutting /rouging mops...However, one thing...
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    Thank you...All sorted :-)

    Thank you...All sorted :-)
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