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[180] Chemical Inventory and Profiles
If you know what the chemicals are that you use and what their dangers are you will be less likely to hurt yourself with them. In your "Right to Know" binder your should have a list of the chemicals in your workshop (a chemical inventory), MSDS sheets and chemical profile sheets which tell you important information about the chemical. A chemical profile sheet is theoretically easier to read than a standard MSDS sheet. There are several places on the internet where chemical profiles are available.... (1999)
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[2] Craftsmanship Improvement Method
This is a method to reduce technical problems which one repeatedly experienes. We all find during the learning process that there are times when the same problem presents itself over and over again. Sometimes when beginning one overworks pieces to death in attempts to effect repairs, getting ever deeper into a mess by trying to fix the mistakes, rather... (1992)
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[841] Goldsmithing in the Future
This article is a set of predictions for what the jewelers bench and workshop will experience in technological change in the future.... (2007)
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[229] Have your studio separate from your home
Often craftspeople start out making craft objects in their living space, a kitchen, a living room, and sometimes continue working in them even when they have grown to the point that they need a separate studio. It is not wise to share one's living and family space with workshop space. Usually there are chemicals, tools, equipment, processes, sounds, materials, wastes, dusts and so on that are unhealthy to be exposed to that are produced in a work shop.... (2000)
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[243] How jewelers approach working with their material?
This diagram shows how jewelers approach working in the field in terms of how they relate to the material. The approaches chosen will 'filter' the results available, that is that what kind of work you do is partly a reflection of the way you approach working with the material. Traditionally much jewelry has been 'cut and bend'. This diagram allows you to examine how you approach working with metal and then perhaps gives you clues about where you might want to experiment so as to push yourself.... (2003)
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