New Class Schedule Posted for Dec-Jan at Mana Beads

I will be conducting classes and workshops at Mana Beads in Nevada City, CA for the next several weeks. Check out the schedule after the jump  Read more

How to Make Sanding Sticks for Jewelry & Metalworking

To put it simply, sanding sticks are great. Particularly when you need good, firm pressure behind the sandpaper to accomplish your task. I like to use sanding sticks when I need to sand down edges and corners of sheet, to sand bezels and in tight spaces. They also save my tender, over-worked fingers from the ravages of the sanding job!