Tools have arrived!

Eleven, count ’em, eleven biiiig heavy boxes arrived today. Almost 700 pounds of tools and other stuff. The UPS guy was NOT pleased. But you will be – because a lot of the tools that we were out of stock on, have arrived at last. Chasing hammers, beaders tool kits, punches, anvils, steel shot, steel ring mandrels, third hands and lotsa other tools and supplies. So come on down to the store and grab them before they disappear again.

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 …