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How-to Jewelry Tutorial Videos on YouTube

To illustrate a technique or motion a collection of short clip jewelry tutorial videos are posted on the YouTube channel. These videos are used in conjuction with the pdf tutorials. 

Soldering Technique

Solder preparation for a seamless soldering job when joining a ring to a flat plate.
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Making a Coin Ring - two approaches Making a Coin Frame Pendant Making a Button Bayonet Clasp

Tapping Sound When Punch Setting

This video is an aid to show by sound the hardness of the tapping motion when setting a round gemstone in a bezel as described in the free punch setting tutorial.
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Free Round Bezel Setting Tutorial Making a Celtic Style Ring Angel Ring Matching Band

Casting a Metal Bar in an Adjustable Ingot Mold

This video demonstrates how to cast a metal bar in an adjustable ingot mold, which is discussed udner the jewelry tools and tips section.
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Making an Adjustable Ingot Mold Wedlge Links for Chains and Bracelets Wire Make Your Own

Shaping Rubber Wheels

This video shows how to shape the profile of a rubber wheel with an old file. This is in order to reach difficult v-shapes in a jewelry piece when finishing off the surface.
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Metal Filing Technique Wax Carving Pendant  Modern Ring Design
Rolling action to shape a knife edge shank in short video clip

Rolling Action to Shape a Knife Edge Shank

Often a ring shank is made of a thicker top section and a thinner broad bottom section. This type of knife edge shank can be pre-fomed in a rolling mill to reduce filing time.
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Making a Pearl Solitaire Ring Making 8 Claw Collet Solitaire Ring  Making Modern Pearl Ring
Sand Casting Jewelry Delft Clay - Making Mold Video Part 1

Sand Casting Jewelry - Delft Clay Part 1

Video demo on how to sand cast jewelry using the Delft Clay Method. In Part 1 of this short video clip, the wax impression in the mold is shown. 
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Read more detailed written instruction on Delft Sand Casting 
Sand Casting Jewelry Delft Clay - Molten Metal Video Part 2

Sand Casting Jewelry Delft Clay Part 2

Part 2 of this sand casting video shows how the molten metal is poured into the delft clay mold and then showing the end result in metal. 
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Read more detailed written instruction on Delft Sand Casting

Aligning of a Rolling Mill

Often the question is asked how to align my jewelers rolling mill. You don't need feeler guages or strips of metal. A quick method as demonstrated in this video is to simply us light. 
Training Video is a supplement to 
Servicing Cavalling Rolling Mill

Drilling an Accurate Hole in Metal

This jewelry making video shows a trick of how to drill a straight hole in metal. The more accurate your drilling the more neat the eventual gemstone setting will be.
Training Video is a supplement to 
Halo Ring Tutorial
Short video on annealing wire

Annealing Wire

How to anneal a coil of wire that is placed flat on a soldering pad. With a soft gas rich flame move in a circular motion to evenly heat the wire.
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Making Circle Design Ring
Method to mark burrs for quick size identification

Marking Burr Sizes

This is a tool tip on taking the guess work out of identifying the burr size. Make markings with a cut-off wheel on the burr or drill shaft to help with recognize the size of that burr quicker and easier.
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Oranizing Burr Tray
This short video clip shows how to recycle the scraps and offcuts from your bench.

Melt Silver Scrap into Plate

This video shows how to recycle the scraps and offcuts that you collect daily from your bench. You can refine your gold and silver using this method. 
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Making Hinges
Demo video on rolling metal to a taper

Rolling Metal to Taper

This short video demo shows a quick and easy technique to roll a metal plate into a taper when making a ring using varying gauges for the top and the bottom shank such as a signet ring.
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Signet Ring Making Lesson