Adventures at the Bench: Tricks to Overcome a Jeweler;s Daily Challenges
by Jurgen J. Maerz
Renowned platinumsmith Jurgen J. Maerz offers his best bench tricks from innovative uses for clothespins and table salt to ingenious homemade tools and relates lessons learned from his earliest days as an apprentice. He also provides illustrated step-by-step guides on everything from the basics of fabricating platinum sheet, alloy, and chain to using the jeweler;s newest best friend, the laser. Based on his popular column in MJSA Journal.
“This book is full of clever tips, shortcuts, and homemade tools Read through this book, and see if you aren’t amazed at the information it holds.”
Alan Revere, founder Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts