Due to the hardness of diamond, 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 it's many, many uses. Re-shape, sharpen, enlarge holes, grind, remove burrs and solder, bevel, cross-grain...
Everything You Need to Know About Diamond Files & How To Use Them
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...
Meet The Artist: Charlotte De Syllas, Gemstone Carver and Jeweller
Charlotte De Syllas is acknowledged as one of the finest art jewellers working in Britain today. Since 1966 she has been making original commissioned pieces using gemstone and metal with the art of fine carving. By using colours and different minerals Charlotte carves her stone to reflect each individual client whilst using natural forms to help inspire her along the way.
Interview With Glass Engraver Sue Burne
Sue Burne is the Chairman of The Guild of Glass Engravers as well as being an elected member of the Somerset Guild of Craftsmen.
Her glass engraving work is done with a hand drill using diamond and stone burrs.
In this interview with Eternal Tools we hear more about Sue's work and share some of her amazing drill engraved glass pieces.
Meet the Artist: Raymond Gilbert-Griffiths, Ceramicist
Raymond Gilbert-Griffiths studied ceramics at Westminster College in the mid 80’s, when he was in his mid 20’s, focusing on slab and coil.
He was fascinated by the fact that you could take raw clay and make it into a permanent object.
He now works from home in the South West of France
Meet The Maker: Jeweller, philongold
My designs come from nature, and in particular the way that trees divide and how their branches and roots intertwine with each other.
Interview with Glass Artist Jenny Ayrton
Devon based glass artist, Jenny Ayrton, creates miniature wonderlands with wire encased in glass using a sand-casting technique.
Her inspiration comes from the beauty she see's in everyday scenarios; washing on a line blowing in the breeze or a bench in the shade.
Interview with Jeweller and Ceramic Sculptor, Bianca Edmonds
Nature, mythology, folk art, and narrative have influenced Bianca Edmonds work. Using a variety of techniques and mediums along with her appreciation of ceramics, organic forms in nature such as sea glass and pebbles, she creates the imaginative work we see here.
Eternal Tools Day Out at Living Crafts for Christmas at Blenheim Palace
Showcasing 150 British designers and makers, along with some food and drink merchants, there was a high standard of crafts from jewellery, ceramics, glass art, wood and textiles at this years Living Crafts at Blenheim Palace.