Contributions From Steve Satow
Laser Mokume Gane
The traditional Mokume process yields very beautiful results but is extremely labor intensive. Along with the high prize of labor...
Creating a 14KW Rubellite Tourmaline Pendant
Steve Satow describes the procedure on creating a 14KW Rubellite Tourmaline Pendant. Creating a 14KW Rubellite Tourmaline Pendant Beginning components...
Customized Earring Setting Pliers
Steve Satow shows the procedure for a customized earring setting pliers using a normal setting pliers. Normal setting pliers can...
Fabricating a Free Form Opal Pendant
I received this opal from a woman who had cut it years ago. Her customer was aware it had a...
Customized Mini Clamp Tool
I like to hold small pieces of metal with a clamp that allows me to file hands free. I feel...
Pocket Watch Hinge Repair
This is a beautiful old 14k yellow gold pocket watch. The outside view of the hinge shows bowing at the...
Customized 3 Jaw Chuck & Earring Holder
Steve Satow shares his procedure for customized 3 Jaw Chuck to mount on a Benchmate for hands free trimming &...
Customized Head Polishing Pliers
This article describes a step by step procedure of a pair of simple pliers to become a pair of customized...
Customized Ultrasonic Sediment Bucket
This article by Steve Satow shares a step by step procedure on how t o make a customized ultrasonic sediment...
This article "Filigree Remake" provides step by step instructions on resizing a pre-existing ring mounting to make way for a...
Customized Peg Head Holder & Stone Holder
Steve Satow shares his procedure on customized bench tools such as 3 prong or peg head holder & wax stone...
Customized Light Box & Bench Shelf
Steve Satow shares his procedure for customized light box for your jewelry photography projects and customized bench shelf for more...
How to Make Straight Wire Holders
Stuller had the foresight to offer straight wire that we don't have to remove the bend from before we use...
Customized Turntable Tool Rack
Find a turntable that is size appropriate for your bench. In this case mine is 18 inches wide. If possible...
Customized Solder Holder, Jet Sett, Blast Shield
Steve Satow shares his procedure for customized solder holder and blast shield, and how to make using a Jet Sett...
Customized Beading Tool Retipper, Trays & Polisher
Steve Satow shares his procedure on how to customize bench tools like a beading tool retipper, small parts trays and ...
Laser Welding Solid Back on Opal Ring
This article is a step by step procedure in Laser Welding Solid Back on Opal Ring. The customer wanted a...
Customized Loose Head Holder
With these pliers you can pre polish platinum and gold peg heads of any shape. Remove any nicks one prong...
This article describes the different tool alterations that any bench man needs to know and learn as guidance for their...
Buffer System & Ultrasonic Basket Replacement
Buffer System & Ultrasonic Basket Replacement When we replaced our vacuum tubes for the buffer system I chose to run...
Customized Robo Grip Pliers
Steve Satow shares his procedure for customized robo grip pliers to add parallel action and more leverage to standard bow...
Customized Steamer Bucket Enclosure
The purpose of this steamer bucket enclosure is to prevent stones from being blown out by the steamer and flying...
Laser Welding Prong Repairs
This article provides a step by step procedure on how to do laser welding prong repairs on a ring. Laser...
How to Customize Short Insulated Tweezers
Customize a standard insulated tweezers to easily hold small objects much tighter...
Customized Stone Laser Shield for Jewelry Making
I have found this to be a most useful tool to use when rebuilding a bezel using a Laser Welder....
Laser Mokume – The Satow Method
The traditional Mokume process yields very beautiful results but is extremely labor intensive. Along with the high price of labor...
How to Modify Separating Tweezers
Steve Satow shows how to modify Standard insulated tweezers to become effective ring separating tweezers.
Laser Welding Sterling Silver
In laser welding of Sterling Silver ' lower silver bearing alloys (coin silver) we have about seven choices in laser...
Channel Setting Bezels with Customized Pulling Pliers
These pliers are used to pull back bezels on channel set rings. This allows you to drop in the stones...
How to Customize Fine Tip Melee Tweezers
These tweezers are great for gripping melee when you slide then into position in continuous channel setting jobs. Here you...
How to Customize Curved Tip Melee Tweezers
These tweezers are great for gripping melee when straight tips don't give you enough clearance. They allow you to slide...
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