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Frankie G. comment on Help! My Patterns Are Growing...
April 1, 2011

If you use a copy machine always make two copies and do not use the original and a copy. Although you may think that you are reproducing the image the same size oftentimes it is larger than the original by a fraction. This can be an issue, the larger the piece the more it "grows". Hope this helps.

Morton 17 Add-On Layout Blocks

Morton 17" Add-On Layout Blocks

Item# 7150
1 of 1 found the following review helpful:
Most used product in my studio behind my cutter, p, April 1, 2011 5 stars
Pros
Perfect edge every time!
Cons
None
Other Thoughts
Would like to see a 2 foot length for large projects!
Morton 3 And 12 Add-On Layout Blocks

Morton 3" And 12" Add-On Layout Blocks

Item# 7165
1 of 1 found the following review helpful:
Could not work without these!, April 1, 2011 5 stars
Pros
So easy to use. I know I have a perfect edge every time!
Cons
None.
Other Thoughts
Would love some 5" and 2' blocks.
16 Gauge Sterling Silver Round Soft Wire - 1 ft

16 Gauge Sterling Silver Round Soft Wire - 1 ft

Item# 63228
Great for bracelets, April 1, 2011 5 stars
Pros
Sturdy enough to hold its form once work hardened or tumbled. Great for chains or bracelets.
Cons
If using a torch and soldering you need flux and solder. It develops firescale that requires cleaning in pickle.
20 Gauge Sterling Silver Round Soft Wire - 1 ft

20 Gauge Sterling Silver Round Soft Wire - 1 ft

Item# 63243
Perfert for Wire Wrapping, April 1, 2011 5 stars
Pros
When I order large amounts (15 ft or more) it comes as on piece.
Cons
14 Gauge Round Fine Silver Wire - 1 ft

14 Gauge Round Fine Silver Wire - 1 ft

Item# 63252
Perfect for Earrings, April 1, 2011 5 stars
Pros
Fine silver does not require the use of flux and has the added benefit of not producing firescale! I love this to make earrings and chains. I coil around a dowel, use a jewelers saw to get a clean cut on one side, then hit each coil with a torch and presto...perfect rings! Love that when I order 25 ft it comes as one piece.
Cons
Although it comes as one piece, it comes rolled on a small spool. Good thing fine silver is soft and easy to straighten.(Just adds and extra step in the process.)
Frankie's info
joined:Jun 09, 2008
location:Willow Spring, NC US
display name:Frankie G.