Tricks of the Trade

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Do you have a complex shape that you need to make a prong setting for? Follow these simple steps.

Looking for an easier way to start your rivet heads? Check out this great tip by jeweler Monique Rancourt. 

Learn this quick and easy way to make rivets using the Orion pulse arc welder. Get a nice even ball with very little texture!