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Category Archives: Tools
Earlier this year we shared some images of the “make and take” project John Bead presented at the winter trade shows. These leather and bead badges were very popular so we are sharing our step by step with you. Color … Continue reading →
This is the leather hole punch tool that cuts these oblong shapes in leather. This is the .5 inch oblong punch. It is also available as .75 linked here and 1inch linked here The round hole punch is one that you will … Continue reading →
IT IS WHAT? Just when you thought you saw it all, Metal Complex’s Second Skin’s 100% Tilapia Fish Leather hits the do-it-yourself market! This groundbreaking and sustainable material Second Skin is perfect for making bracelets, necklaces, earrings, shoes, and all kinds of leather goods … Continue reading →
This beaded metal blank only took minutes to craft using my new metal punch pliers from John Bead. Earlier this week I introduced you to the four new punches. Each plier comes with an extra set of tips. In my … Continue reading →
Yesterday’s blog post introduced you to the new hand held metal punches in the Metal Complex family of tools. This little pin shows you how easy it is to add square, oval and circle punches to a metal blank. My … Continue reading →
The Metal Complex Tool Section has just expanded! Let me introduce you to the new metal punches! (one of four not shown) They are made of carbon steel and the ergonomically designed handle is crafted for durability and comfort. There … Continue reading →
Yesterday I introduced you to the world of Metal Complex metal blanks, metal alphabet punches and tools. Here is a little sample to get you started thinking about personalizing your own metal blanks. Metal blanks come in all shapes and … Continue reading →
There are some fabulous new tools and products in the John Bead catalog. Metal Complex is the reason I have created these pretty leaf pendants. The metal alphabet punches in the Metal Complex collection are the stars of this special … Continue reading →