Drilling Techniques, Sharpening, Tips & Tricks

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  • Description

    Drilling is one of the most important jewelry making skills to master. The skill of drilling into rings at the correct angle does not come naturally for most students. It's all about practice. And then more practice. This lesson will show you how to drill accurately into rings with minimal risk of breaking drills. There is a demonstration on how to remove broken drills (just in case) as well as a demo on how to sharpen and re-cut twist drills.

    This lesson includes a drilling exercise (video and PDF) to help practice your skills.

    Lessons Include:

    • Part 1 - Drilling tips - 25 min 1 sec
    • Part 2 - Drilling test - 12 min 38 sec
    • Plus PDF instructional download
  • Includes

    Purchase also includes these instructional PDF downloads:

    • DrillingTest.pdf
  • Author

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