Jeweler’s saws are probably the number one item that most jewelers and crafters buy first. Here is a little trick for using the saw to get a perfect seam for soldering.
Why is this important?
Let’s say your are making a ring. You have bent your metal stock into a circle and now you have two ends that need to be soldered.
If the two ends don’t match exactly it can create a weak seam if soldered. Gaps in the seam should not be filled up with solder.
The seam will need to be filed and cleaned up so that the two ends meet perfectly.
But if you are having a difficult time getting the two ends to meet I have a trick using a jeweler’s saw that will help.
If you can get your seam just a little close to meeting you can run a saw blade through the seam and make both ends fit together perfectly.
You will need to know how to set up you saw frame and Continue reading Jeweler’s Saw Frame and Blades – (How to make the perfect solder seam for your jewelry projects)