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Viking Knit: How to Clean Out Stuck Shot - Video on TheTaoOfWire.com

Viking Knit: How to Clean Out Stuck Shot

21 Dec 17
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Cleaning your jewelry in the tumbler with stainless steel shot is very effective. The only problem is that the shot sometimes gets stuck, and becomes difficult to get out. Viking Knit chains are especially susceptible to stuck shot problems, so here’s a suggestion for repurposing a common dental tool!

 

Oh… and this is the reason why you want to make sure you get all of the shot out BEFORE you photograph your pieces:

Nice huh? I wish I’d noticed this before posting it on Etsy… LOL

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DIY Awl for Viking Knitting

How to Make a DIY Awl for Viking Knitting

07 Dec 17
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How to make a simple and effective DIY awl to use when you’re making a viking knit chain.

Let me know in the comments section how it works for you!

 

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My Tragic Breakage Story - Video Diary - The Tao of Wire / Dianne Karg Baron

My Tragic Breakage Story – Video Diary

20 Apr 17
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Work hardening is something you really have to watch out for when you work with wire. In this video diary, I share what happened with one of my projects when I tried to push my wire *just a little* too far.

Find out more about work hardening in “Foundation Skills: Introduction to Basic Chains”, available by clicking here.