Category Archives: Tools

New Leather Works Tools – The Punches

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

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Fish Leather Is Here!

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

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How To Use The New Metal Punches

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

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Metal Punch Pin!

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

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Metal Punches – Square, Oval and Circles!

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

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Metal Complex Personalized Butterfly Sentiment

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

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Have You Seen Metal Complex?

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

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