We just wish there was something, anything, to do around here that required this thing, on account of it's so cool. Our newest Helping Hand has a pair of alligator clips on swiveling arms, likewise a 2-1/4" dia x 1.5X magnifier plus an LED flashlight on a gooseneck. Everything swivels every way there is and tightens with little thumbscrews-and some of the configurations look like it's maybe alive, and from Venus. Jewelry makers? Diamond cutters? Forensic scientists? Maybe we'll start making small electronics, or tying flies.
A big step up from the basic soldering iron, and much safer, our soldering station features continuously variable power between 5-40W, a 1.5mm pointed tip thin enough to use on surface-mounted components, a 4-foot cord, padded grip, iron holder, built-in cleaning sponge, and a stand-alone controller with a 5-1/2" x 4-1/2" footprint and a power switch. Grip is padded with a 3/16" dia shank. From Stahl Tools" for hobbyists, do-it-yourselfers and students.
More artistic than using a router, and much, much less work than carving with chisels: wood-burning is back. Practice your skills with our 20W wood-burning pen set. Easily details and decorates wood, leather and cork. (Also butter if you're very, very quick.) Includes a safety stand, (2) pointed tips, and (2) wedge-shaped tips. For the extra-creative, our set of nibs for the pen adds another (28) points, including a hot plastic and foam cutter, (10) soldering tips, (15) varied wood-burning nibs in assorted shapes and points, and both number and alphabet stencils.
Teensy tiny brushes for cleaning teensy tiny tubes, airbrushes, spray guns, tattoo equipment, nozzles, etc. Think miniature bottle brushes. You get a set of (5) brushes: 1/32", 1/16", 3/32", 1/8" and 3/16" dia. All have nylon bristles, are 4" long, and are on a slip ring so you won't lose them.
If your beads need reaming, nothing reams beads like diamond-coated bead reamers.
This quartet includes a 5" tapered tip, 3-1/2" conical tip, a
3-1/2" cylinder with a conical tip and a 4" pointed tip, all with
color-coded plastic handles, and all ready to meet your most sophisticated
Our each is seven, count 'em, (7) stainless steel tweezers. You get 5-1/2", 6-1/2"and 7" long tweezers with 1.55mm-wide tips, plus 8"; 10; and 12" long versions with 2mm-wide tips, for pulling out your major splinters. All of their tips are serrated, and they come with a carrying pouch for proper tweezer organization.
This is not your father's chain saw. Our jeweler's saw frame (blades not included) is 3" deep with a wooden handle and can be adjusted from 1-1/4" to 5-1/2" long with thumbscrews on the top of the frame and at the two blade chucks. You'll need the 144-piece set of 5-1/4" long piercing (jewelry) saw blades in sized 1/0, 2/0, 3/0, 4/0, 1 and 2. Made in India, where they specialize in filagreed gold.
Diamond files never wear out, hardly, unless you file diamonds with them. This 10-piece set of diamond files has an assortment of wedges, flats, points and triangle files, all 6” long overall and up 5/16” wide. If you can’t find the one you need here, you probably shouldn’t file the thing in the first place.
A really cool mini drill set for your mini projects! The 7-1/4" long aluminum push drill for delicate work comes with (1) 1/16" and (1) 1/32" collet, and (20) bits that fit them. The bits are #61 through #80, some so needle-thin they could add tear ducts to a fashion doll. They come in a mini case marked with the number and size of each bit in mils.
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