Accessories for the Foredom and Dremel for Jewelry

Accessories for the Foredom and Dremel for Jewelry

by Bradford M. Smith

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Overview

Flexible shaft and hand-held motor tools are a tremendous help to those who make jewelry, improving both the productivity and the quality of work. But with such a bewildering array of different tool bits to choose from, and new ones coming out every year, it's difficult to figure out which is the best bit to use for a particular task. This book examines the wide range of tool bits available and discusses the merits of each. Discover the best drill bits to use, the three most useful cutting burs, six different types of sanding bits, five ways to polish your work with the Foredom® or Dremel®, and five bits that can be used to add texture to your jewelry pieces.In each category, Brad Smith shares his experience on which tool bits save the most time, bench tips for getting the best results, and cautions for safe use.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780988285873
Publisher: Whimsey Wylde
Publication date: 08/16/2017
Pages: 62
Sales rank: 479,269
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.13(d)

About the Author

Brad Smith is a studio jeweler, lapidary, and jewelry instructor in Santa Monica, CA. Over the last 15 years, his classes have introduced hundreds of students to the challenge and the fun of making their own jewelry.

In addition, Smith's background includes 30 years in a career of manufacturing automation, machine tools, CAD/CAM software, and robotics, plus the practical experience of building several jewelry classrooms, his own house, and operating a family horse farm. He is a member of the Culver City Rock & Mineral Club and the Metal Arts Society of Southern California.

His books have been #1 on the Amazon Best Seller lists in the Jewelry or Metal Work categories and have received praise from the Florida Society of Goldsmiths, the Society of Midwest Metalsmiths, and the Australian Facetors Guild.

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