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good mandrel to make rings?

Posted by on Feb. 3, 2013 at 8:46 AM
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Where can i get one? I dont want to order it online unless i really have to.
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ZsMommy
by Heids on Feb. 3, 2013 at 2:55 PM

You can find them at JoAnn's or Michaels but you can also go through Ebay-There are some good jewelry supply  sellers-But the best way to find them is to go through the "buy it now" feature vs the bid to find the better sellers.

Did you want the steel or the hard plastic. The plastic isn't bad but over time you will get grooves if you make alot of wire rings on it-so steel is actually a better investment but the hard plastic is okay to start with.

armyvet06
by Member on Feb. 3, 2013 at 4:49 PM
I just bought a hard plastic one to begin with. Do you know what kind of wiring would be best to use?

Quoting ZsMommy:

You can find them at JoAnn's or Michaels but you can also go through Ebay-There are some good jewelry supply  sellers-But the best way to find them is to go through the "buy it now" feature vs the bid to find the better sellers.

Did you want the steel or the hard plastic. The plastic isn't bad but over time you will get grooves if you make alot of wire rings on it-so steel is actually a better investment but the hard plastic is okay to start with.

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ZsMommy
by Heids on Feb. 3, 2013 at 4:51 PM

20 gauge

Quoting armyvet06:

I just bought a hard plastic one to begin with. Do you know what kind of wiring would be best to use?

Quoting ZsMommy:

You can find them at JoAnn's or Michaels but you can also go through Ebay-There are some good jewelry supply  sellers-But the best way to find them is to go through the "buy it now" feature vs the bid to find the better sellers.

Did you want the steel or the hard plastic. The plastic isn't bad but over time you will get grooves if you make alot of wire rings on it-so steel is actually a better investment but the hard plastic is okay to start with.


armyvet06
by Member on Feb. 3, 2013 at 4:54 PM
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Ok. I will have to see if i have any. Thank you!

Quoting ZsMommy:

20 gauge

Quoting armyvet06:

I just bought a hard plastic one to begin with. Do you know what kind of wiring would be best to use?



Quoting ZsMommy:

You can find them at JoAnn's or Michaels but you can also go through Ebay-There are some good jewelry supply  sellers-But the best way to find them is to go through the "buy it now" feature vs the bid to find the better sellers.

Did you want the steel or the hard plastic. The plastic isn't bad but over time you will get grooves if you make alot of wire rings on it-so steel is actually a better investment but the hard plastic is okay to start with.


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ZsMommy
by Heids on Feb. 3, 2013 at 5:03 PM

A big hint-go two sizes up when making a ring.Here's an example.. if you want a seven-start wrapping at a 9

Here's some of the rings I've made


Silver Tone Filigree & Hemalyke Ring
Quoting armyvet06:

Ok. I will have to see if i have any. Thank you!

Quoting ZsMommy:

20 gauge

Quoting armyvet06:

I just bought a hard plastic one to begin with. Do you know what kind of wiring would be best to use?



Quoting ZsMommy:

You can find them at JoAnn's or Michaels but you can also go through Ebay-There are some good jewelry supply  sellers-But the best way to find them is to go through the "buy it now" feature vs the bid to find the better sellers.

Did you want the steel or the hard plastic. The plastic isn't bad but over time you will get grooves if you make alot of wire rings on it-so steel is actually a better investment but the hard plastic is okay to start with.



armyvet06
by Member on Feb. 3, 2013 at 5:08 PM
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Thank you for the tip! Those are really pretty!

Quoting ZsMommy:

A big hint-go two sizes up when making a ring.Here's an example.. if you want a seven-start wrapping at a 9

Here's some of the rings I've made






Silver Tone Filigree & Hemalyke Ring



Quoting armyvet06:

Ok. I will have to see if i have any. Thank you!



Quoting ZsMommy:

20 gauge

Quoting armyvet06:

I just bought a hard plastic one to begin with. Do you know what kind of wiring would be best to use?





Quoting ZsMommy:

You can find them at JoAnn's or Michaels but you can also go through Ebay-There are some good jewelry supply  sellers-But the best way to find them is to go through the "buy it now" feature vs the bid to find the better sellers.

Did you want the steel or the hard plastic. The plastic isn't bad but over time you will get grooves if you make alot of wire rings on it-so steel is actually a better investment but the hard plastic is okay to start with.



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