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xx   TOOL

How to build a jewelry craftsman's workbench. Work top is a double thickness of particleboard, 24"x48", with drawers and shelves underneath. A raised back with shelf space for small parts racks stands 25" above the work top. Wheels on the legs at one end make the bench movable by one person.
GEMS & MINERALS #501 Jul 1979 pg. 38

Build your own jeweler's workbench. Dimensions: 39" wide, 38" tall, 20" deep. Built of plywood and incorporates a multi-drawer storage cabinet. Est. cost: $27.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #531 Jan 1982 pg. 65

A uni-table for jewelry makers. A 10"x18" glass top table with a reflecting mirror below the glass top is useful when assembling jewelry, repairing watches, etc.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #534 Apr 1982 pg. 60

The use and care of jeweler's rotary cutting burs.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #549 Jul 1983 pg. 68

A beginner's guide to jewelry making tools and techniques.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Nov 1980 (v.34#8) pg. 1798

Basic jeweler's workbench is made from plywood and pine.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1982 (v.36#3) pg. 636

The construction of embossment dies for jewelry making.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Apr 1985 (v.39#1) pg. 94

Crafty beginnings. A primer for buying, using, and caring for jewelry making tools and equipment.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jul 1986 (v.40#4) pg. 44

Use that pin. Part 1. An introduction to the selection, modification and use of the jeweler's bench pin, a very useful tool especially as a platform for use with hand files.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jul 1992 (v.46#4) pg. 85

Use that pin. Part 2. Prepping the bench pin for use with hand files.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Aug 1992 (v.46#5) pg. 81

Use that pin. Part 3. Filing the shank of a ring to final shape.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1992 (v.46#6) pg. 73

Tool making for the jeweler. Tips for beginning tool makers. Reviews selection of materials, annealing, shaping, hot forging and tempering.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Aug 1996 (v.50#5) pg. 84

Answers to 13 of the most frequently asked questions about stone-setting tools.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jul 1999 (v.53#4) pg. 28

Extension of self. An overview of the specialized tools used in jewelry making.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jul 1999 (v.53#4) pg. 32

Jewellers' tools for miniatures. Part 1. (A) Pattern for a lightweight jeweller's bench which is ideal for working on miniatures. (B) Tools for holding material being worked.