Tools – What to buy

OK – so if you don’t need 15 inches of solid stacked tools (see yesterday’s post!) – what do you need? What is the minimum tool kit for someone making jewelry – stringing beads, making earrings, etc.! Here it is: 1 pair wire cutters – flush cutters – good quality 1 pair crimpers 1 pair roundnose pliers 2 pairs chain nose or small flat nose pliers – or 1 chain nose and 1 flat nose, or 1 chain nose and 1 bent nose. That’s it. Pretty simple list, eh? I know the tool junkies will be disappointed, but really – …

Tools

Hi, My name is Dwyn, and I’m a tool junkie. It’s been 3 days since I bought a tool. Guys do not have the market cornered on loving tools. I have probably met as many women tool-junkies as men – maybe more. I personally love to try out new tools, in the hopes that they will make some tricky task easier. I also love it when I find some tool that is beautifully designed or overcomes a design flaw from other versions of said tool (As witness to this – I offer “True-Parallel Love” from my OTHER blog – primarily …