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Page 5: Making a Wrapped Loop Eyepin

making a wrapped loop step 1

Step 9: Make a wrapped loop eyepin

1. Cut a 4 inch length of 22 gauge wire.

2. Grab the wire about halfway down with your round-nosed pliers.

Tip: Mark your pliers with a permanent marker as a guide for wire placement. This will help you make uniform loops.

3. Wrap the wire around the jaw of your round-nosed pliers to make a loop

making a wrapped loop step 2

4. Hold the loop with your chain-nosed pliers and wind the wire around it three times.

making a wrapped loop step 3 5. Trim the end with your flush cutter and tuck it down.
the finished wrapped loop
The finished eyepin

Page 1: Introduction
Page 2: Tools and Materials List
Page 3: Balling Wire and Piercing
Page 4: Attaching the Beads
Page 5: Making a Wrapped Loop Eyepin
Page 6: Make a Simple Forged Loop
Page 7: Assemble Components and Make a Steel Brushed Patina

 

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