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[871] 105 Jewelers Bench Comments
In late 2006 I put together a survey on the Jewelers bench to which many Orchidians and others responded. There were a series of questions asked, and the answers were revealing, and contributed to my understanding of the jewelers bench and its functions, supporting my writing of the The Jewelers Bench, and MJSA/Orchid in Print book. Some of the specific answers were used in the book, but many served to buttress my arguments, or show me things I had not thought about. The answers were illuminating and, through their repetition of points they reinforced certain themes that are universal, and vital to the working jeweler and goldsmith. This article is then a compilation of these comments.... (2008)
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Show me more articles from: [Ganoksin]|[Charles Lewton-Brain]
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[899] 105 Jewelers Bench Comments
In late 2006 I put together a survey on the Jewelers bench to which many Orchidians and others responded. There were a series of questions asked, and the answers were revealing, and contributed to my understanding of the jewelers bench and its functions, supporting my writing of the "The Jewelers Bench", and MJSA/Orchid in Print book. In my teaching I will often ask students what they would tell a hypothetical friend, what is important to know, say about soldering and constructing a catch. What would you say that is important to keep your friend out of trouble and to ease their path? This then is the sense of the question addressed here about the jewelers bench.... (2009)
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Show me more articles from: [Ganoksin]|[Charles Lewton-Brain]
Releated Categories: [My Studio]|[Beginner's Corner]

 

[784] Bench Business - Organization & inspiration
For Howard Woods of Eagle, Idaho, a jewelers studio should be a place of beauty - organized beauty - that fuels creativity. An inspiring painting of a Southwest landscape by one of his favorite artists, Lon Megargee of Arizona, hangs above the studio door. The layout and design area of the studio faces a window with northern exposure that overlooks the garden. Music that suits Woods mood of the day can be played on the CD player. And a sense of order and calm emits from his impeccably organized tools. Below Woods describes his bench setup in detail.... (2006)
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Show me more articles from: [AJM]|[Tina Wojtkielo]
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ISBN: B00006K39S

 

[875] Bench Ergonomics - Sitting and Looking at the Bench
In the Jewelers Bench Book, the MJSA/Ganoksin project published in spring 2008, there is an extensive look at what happens in the working space, where you sit and move as a goldsmith. Two of the areas addressed including sitting and looking at objects.... (2008)
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Show me more articles from: [Ganoksin]|[Charles Lewton-Brain]
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[614] Build Your Own Advanced Jewelers Bench
This sophisticated bench costs a little more and is a bit more difficult to make than the one on the preceding page, but the extra effort will be repaid by years of efficient work. Use this pattern as a starting point, but feel free to make changes to suit your individual needs.... (2004)
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Show me more articles from: [Complete Metalsmith]|[Tim McCreight]
Releated Categories: [My Studio]|[Homemade Tools]
ISBN: 1929565054

 

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