Wire Working 101 - Flush Cutting Wire
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Flush cutting refers to making a flat cut on a piece of wire.
Sounds basic right? Well it is. This basic, essential technique is a must-know skill for any wire worker.
Cut your wire wrong and you get a sharp point. Good for staking vampires maybe, but not so nice for jewelry making.
** About Side Flush Cutters/ Wire Cutters
Wire cutters are pliers with sharp, scissor-like edges for cutting wire (naturally!)
On to Flush Cutting....
Here are a few tips:
The tips and techniques on this page are excerpted from my e-book Wire Work Secrets for Jewelry Makers:
Making wire jewelry is so much more fun when you know exactly what you're doing - and what to do when things go wrong!
Learn the wire work techniques in more detail, with tons of pro-tips and not-found-anywhere-else troubleshooting tips in my eco-friendly e-book, Wire Work Secrets for Jewelry Makers.
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