Martin Wilson of Hatch, Burn, Carve shares his engraving work of a steel axe head using carbide burrs, and a slate plaque engraved with diamond burrs
How to Use Carbide and Diamond Ball Burrs to Carve and Engrave Steel and Slate
Complete Guide to your Dremel Versatip Torch and Soldering Iron
Dremel have done it again - delighted us with yet another little ace product that I have found useful for so many things around the home and for my hobbies and craft projects. The Dremel VersaTip.
This article is a review and guide to the Dremel VersaTip 2000-6 kit, an all in one gas torch, soldering iron, pyrography pen and more, that comes with 6 attachments tips.
How to Make A Beautiful Stone Tea light Candle Holder in 4 Easy Steps
I've been asked many times how to make a tea light candle holder so I thought it was about time to show you how easily it can be done with just a few tools and some found stone, rock, brick or large pebbles.
How To Easily Cut & Shape Sea Glass and Stones Using Diamond Wire Hand Saw Blades
This helpful tutorial explains in easy to follow steps how to cut sea glass, stones, shell, ceramic and shards of broken china using diamond wire hand saw blades.
How To Remove and Replace Watch Band Straps with a Spring Bar Tool
Spring bars are the tiny little bars that you use to hold watch straps in place. They have a tiny spring inside them and the ends are telescopic so you can push them in, put the strap into place, and then when you release the tension, they will spring out and they hold the watch strap back in place. Therefore, when a watch strap needs to be altered you will need a spring bar removal tool.
Everything You Need to Know About Diamond Files & How To Use Them
Due to the hardness of diamonds, diamond files can be used on a variety of materials that other abrasives will not have an impact upon. This article tells you what a diamond file is, the advantages of diamond files over other files and its many, many uses. Re-shape, sharpen, enlarge holes, grind, remove burrs and solder, bevel, cross-grain...
Horotec Screw Case Watch Back Removal Tool - Everything You Need to Know
Select two indentations which are diagonally opposite. These need to be in a straight line across the center of the watch case because the wrench will pivot around the center.
Offer up the wrench but avoid actually touching the watch until you have to...
How to Open Watch Backs Using a Wenger Swiss Watch Case Opener Knife
First identify where the notch or groove is on the back of the watch. Some watches have small tabs on the back, others have a small groove.
Resting your watch on a cushioned pad hold it firmly...
Complete Guide to Watchmakers Screwdrivers
Until I began in the world of watchmaking I didn't realise just how complicated selecting a set of watchmakers screwdrivers could be. In this article I'm going to break down everything you need to know about screwdrivers for watch repair so that you don't end up purchasing the wrong tools and ultimately find yourself wasting time and money.
Glass Engraving. How to Achieve a 3D Effect and Fine Detail To Fur And Feathers
Alan Sinclair demonstrates the use of different tools to create a 3D effect to your glass engraving. The precise fur and feather detail Alan achieves on his glass engravings are down to his own technique, read on to find out more and how you too can enhance your engravings with these helpful hints and tool tips.