Our super soldering set comes with a 25W soldering iron with a 5/32" dia tip, approx (5) feet of de-soldering braid, de-soldering pump, iron holder and (5) feet of lead-free solder. A must have for any budding electronics kit builder.
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.
And it’s a twofer, too. Just under 4” long, it has a 1/4” dia bottle brush at one end and a 3/8” wide broomish brush with 1/2” long bristles at the other. In nylon, with a twisted wire shaft. Good in labs, but equally handy for artists and crafters.
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.
You pick: the 6-3/4" long offset spatula is perfect for fine art painting, with its 2" long steel blade and wooden handle; the 6-5/8" long palette knife has a 3" long blade and wooden handle, good for sculpting or impressionist painting. Surely, you can come up with other arts and craft uses, too. You'll get (3), and both styles are made in Japan.
Jewelers and crafters sometimes need to punch a tiny hole, and we’re here to help. This 6” long pliers-style punch with rubber-coated handles is for making 2mm holes in soft metals such as gold, silver or copper. Comes with (2) extra punch tips and a 12mm screw to adjust the maximum depth, in case you want to indent instead of punching all the way through.
Squeeze these tweezers for all your anti-static hobby needs. They measure 5" long in stainless steel with 3/4" long anti-static nylon tips attached to the business end. You pick the straight tweezers or the curved-tip version.
Our delovely desoldering device is de spring-loaded suction type, approx 8 to 10-3/4" long. Depress de pump, heat de circuit board pad, squeeze de button, and de solder deesappears. Devious little devil.
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