Tools to get started

Suggested tools to get you started

of Flatwearable Artisan Jewelry Inc.

Many potential customers ask us what else they might need to get started in making silverware jewelry.  Here’s a suggested list.  By no means do you need everything on this list to start out.  Build your tool choices as you grow and progress.

The items with a * next to them are the most suggested items for the beginner.

Items seen in the Bracelet Construction Tutorial, and where you can purchase them.

HF = Harbor Freight

*1 Ton Arbor Press #3552

*HF Vise # 67039

*Rubber Mallet –

*HF Bolt cutter # 41148

*HF Mini grinder # 94071

(Replacement fiber wheels available at

HF bench buffer # 94393

Buffing compounds –

*Automatic center punch –

HF rotary tool # 68696

*1/16″ drill bits –

*HF 5-speed drill press, # 60238

HF drill press vise #30999

Johnson’s Paste Wax, local hardware store purchase

Dura Bull tumbler kit –

920 polishing compound –

Stainless steel shot –

Goddard’s Silver Polish Foam, local grocery store purchase

Felt polishing pads for rotary tools, B0097PM17Y @ Amazon

Rubber polisher set, xkj3-ra8121 @

*Round nose, bail making, chain nose, bent chain nose & nylon jaw pliers

can be purchased at local craft stores or many online retailers. We

carry some hand tools at

*Steel ring mandrel –

Ring mandrel cradle –

Renaissance wax polish –

Flatware can be purchased at yard sales, estate sales, auctions, flea markets, eBay,

antique stores, co-ops, newspapers, Craigslist, etc.

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