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HOBBY TOOLS

Bend It, Shape It

Any way you want it. This cast aluminum wire jig for jewelry-making measures 4-3/8" x 1" x 5/8" with (4) 1” x 1/4” steel pegs, semi-circular and triangular bending points, slots at 3/32",1/8" and 3/16" wide, plus one with a small divot to one side. Includes mounting screws so you can stick it to your workbench. Not into jewelry? Bend your own fishing hooks, S-hooks and soft metal strips.  

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JEWELRY MAKING WIRE BENDING JIG

Bend It, Shape It

Any way you want it. This cast aluminum wire jig for jewelry-making measures 4-3/8" x 1" x 5/8" with (4) 1” x 1/4” steel pegs, semi-circular and triangular bending points, slots at 3/32",1/8" and 3/16" wide, plus one with a small divot to one side. Includes mounting screws so you can stick it to your workbench. Not into jewelry? Bend your own fishing hooks, S-hooks and soft metal strips.  

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$4.95 EACH

Tiny Brushes

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.

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TINY NYLON BRUSHES SET 5

Tiny Brushes

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.

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$2.95 EACH

Engrave Me...

..my sweet engravable you. Safeguard your stuff with this little battery-powered engraving pen. The 1/16” dia head vibrates to let you inscribe your ID on stuff  that might otherwise wander off. Surprisingly effective for a lightweight tool. Measures approx 6” long x 1” dia and works on metal, wood, glass, plastic, leather and more. Runs on (2) included “AA” batteries.

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BATTERY POWERED ENGRAVING PEN

Engrave Me...

..my sweet engravable you. Safeguard your stuff with this little battery-powered engraving pen. The 1/16” dia head vibrates to let you inscribe your ID on stuff  that might otherwise wander off. Surprisingly effective for a lightweight tool. Measures approx 6” long x 1” dia and works on metal, wood, glass, plastic, leather and more. Runs on (2) included “AA” batteries.

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$3.60 EACH
$4.50
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Good Tweezers

This set of (6) tweezers is as useful as it looks daunting. The (6) stainless steel tweezers vary in size from 4-1/2" up to 7". Two of the tweezers have serrated tips one is inverse, one has a slide latch and the others are straight flat tip. The set comes in a clear front plastic carrying case. Good for model cars, planes or hard to reach splinters.

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STAINLESS STEEL 6-PIECE TWEEZERS SET

Good Tweezers

This set of (6) tweezers is as useful as it looks daunting. The (6) stainless steel tweezers vary in size from 4-1/2" up to 7". Two of the tweezers have serrated tips one is inverse, one has a slide latch and the others are straight flat tip. The set comes in a clear front plastic carrying case. Good for model cars, planes or hard to reach splinters.

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$6.95 EACH

Hard Dentistry

Prick tiny bits of gunk from nasty places with these U.S. made hardened stainless steel dental tools. But please don't use them for dental work. They are slight seconds, and some may have been re-worked which only matters to teeth. Trim excess glue from models, place a barrel on the deck of the ship-in-a-bottle, clean a rasp. If you need the strength and durability in a tiny pick, you need these tools. We have an assortment of the sort you've seen laid out on your dentist's tray. We'll pick (3) different ones for you.

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HARDENED DENTAL TOOLS

Hard Dentistry

Prick tiny bits of gunk from nasty places with these U.S. made hardened stainless steel dental tools. But please don't use them for dental work. They are slight seconds, and some may have been re-worked which only matters to teeth. Trim excess glue from models, place a barrel on the deck of the ship-in-a-bottle, clean a rasp. If you need the strength and durability in a tiny pick, you need these tools. We have an assortment of the sort you've seen laid out on your dentist's tray. We'll pick (3) different ones for you.

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$5.50 PKG (3)
$6.50
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RIFFLER RIFFLER RIFFLER

Riffler files are most prized by sculptors, wood carvers, model makers and similar fashioners of precision objects. They come in a variety of flat, round and triangular shapes. They are usually pointed and always have a delicate curve toward the point which makes them particularly useful for working in tight and curvy spots. We have a set of (10) in an attractive red plastic case. They are 3 x 180 mm size (about 7"), and were made in China for the King Manufacturing Co. Very nice quality at a very nice price. They can cost as much as $4.00-$5.00 apiece in regular outlets.

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MODEL MAKER RIFFLER FILES

RIFFLER RIFFLER RIFFLER

Riffler files are most prized by sculptors, wood carvers, model makers and similar fashioners of precision objects. They come in a variety of flat, round and triangular shapes. They are usually pointed and always have a delicate curve toward the point which makes them particularly useful for working in tight and curvy spots. We have a set of (10) in an attractive red plastic case. They are 3 x 180 mm size (about 7"), and were made in China for the King Manufacturing Co. Very nice quality at a very nice price. They can cost as much as $4.00-$5.00 apiece in regular outlets.

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$8.50 EACH

Micro Bits

And we do mean micro. Sizes #61 to #80 (yes, that is twenty different bits) which are from 0.013 to 0.038 inches diameter!! The big boys sell a set of similar bits (carbon steel, like ours) for about $30.00!! Maybe theirs aren't from China.

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20-PIECE MICRO ROTARY DRILL BIT SET

Micro Bits

And we do mean micro. Sizes #61 to #80 (yes, that is twenty different bits) which are from 0.013 to 0.038 inches diameter!! The big boys sell a set of similar bits (carbon steel, like ours) for about $30.00!! Maybe theirs aren't from China.

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$7.95 EACH

Cool Tool

Winner of this week's "What IS That?" award. It's a watch crab, also called a spanner wrench, that's designed to remove the back from watches, lenses from telescopes, and other thin, flat components from whatever they're attached to. Heavy for its size, it's 1" x 2-3/4" x 3/8" thick, with sharp 1/4" prongs projecting from the edge. The prongs move from 2" to 7/16" apart as you spin the knurled nut between them. An impressive tool to flash in front of your brother-in-law. If he doesn't read our catalog, he won't have a clue!

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SPANNER WRENCH STYLE WATCH CRAB TOOL

Cool Tool

Winner of this week's "What IS That?" award. It's a watch crab, also called a spanner wrench, that's designed to remove the back from watches, lenses from telescopes, and other thin, flat components from whatever they're attached to. Heavy for its size, it's 1" x 2-3/4" x 3/8" thick, with sharp 1/4" prongs projecting from the edge. The prongs move from 2" to 7/16" apart as you spin the knurled nut between them. An impressive tool to flash in front of your brother-in-law. If he doesn't read our catalog, he won't have a clue!

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$6.50 EACH

Got Unreamed Beads?

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 bead-reaming needs.

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DIAMOND-COATED BEAD REAMERS

Got Unreamed Beads?

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 bead-reaming needs.

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$2.95 EACH

Lead-Free Solder

Sometimes you don’t want lead in your solder. You know this. Our each is a dispenser that feeds approx 109” of lead-free solder in 0.04” dia wire. Solder is 99.3” tin and 0.7% copper. No need to thank us for refraining from lead soldier puns.

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109” LEAD-FREE SOLDER

Lead-Free Solder

Sometimes you don’t want lead in your solder. You know this. Our each is a dispenser that feeds approx 109” of lead-free solder in 0.04” dia wire. Solder is 99.3” tin and 0.7% copper. No need to thank us for refraining from lead soldier puns.

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$4.50 EACH

Micro-Vise

It's officially a watch-case holder, and indispensable for jewelers and watch collectors, but it's equally useful for holding anything small and squirrely while you work on it. A pair of 1-3/4" long x 15/16" tall brackets have (4) sets of (6) holes that take (4) movable posts. Spring-loaded jaws dial open to a max of 1".

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WATCH VISE

Micro-Vise

It's officially a watch-case holder, and indispensable for jewelers and watch collectors, but it's equally useful for holding anything small and squirrely while you work on it. A pair of 1-3/4" long x 15/16" tall brackets have (4) sets of (6) holes that take (4) movable posts. Spring-loaded jaws dial open to a max of 1".

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$3.95 EACH

Pencil Torch

Refillable butane torch, with a 1/2" dia x 5-3/4" body and a 1/4" dia. x 2-1/4" long head. Strong enough to melt solder, silver and gold solder, glass tubing and such metals as gold, silver, copper, tin, and aluminum. Equally handy around the hobby shop, jewelry bench, or lab. Refills from standard butane lighter canister.

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PENCIL SIZED BUTANE TORCH

Pencil Torch

Refillable butane torch, with a 1/2" dia x 5-3/4" body and a 1/4" dia. x 2-1/4" long head. Strong enough to melt solder, silver and gold solder, glass tubing and such metals as gold, silver, copper, tin, and aluminum. Equally handy around the hobby shop, jewelry bench, or lab. Refills from standard butane lighter canister.

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$5.25 EACH

Wire-Gauge Drills & Chuck

When you need to drill itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny little-bitty small holes, break out this 20-piece set of wire-gauge drills in diameters from .012" to .037". No, they won't work in a standard collet, but we'll send a micro-chuck with a 1/8" shank along with the drill set. We think of everything!

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20-PC WIRE-GAUGE DRILLS & CHUCK SET

Wire-Gauge Drills & Chuck

When you need to drill itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny little-bitty small holes, break out this 20-piece set of wire-gauge drills in diameters from .012" to .037". No, they won't work in a standard collet, but we'll send a micro-chuck with a 1/8" shank along with the drill set. We think of everything!

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$9.25 EACH

Need A Hand With That?

You've come to the right place. Our illuminated, magnifying helping hand even has a stand to hold a soldering iron. On a 2-1/4" x 2-1/2" cast iron base with a small-parts well, it has a sliding arm on a ball-joint with (2) alligator clips that move on (2) axes. On a second rotating ball-joint arm is a generous 3-1/4" dia 2X magnifier with a 6X inset lens and a pair of white LEDS. More like (3) helping hands than (1).

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HOBBY HELPER MAGNIFYING GLASS

Need A Hand With That?

You've come to the right place. Our illuminated, magnifying helping hand even has a stand to hold a soldering iron. On a 2-1/4" x 2-1/2" cast iron base with a small-parts well, it has a sliding arm on a ball-joint with (2) alligator clips that move on (2) axes. On a second rotating ball-joint arm is a generous 3-1/4" dia 2X magnifier with a 6X inset lens and a pair of white LEDS. More like (3) helping hands than (1).

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$12.95 EACH

The Better Rotary Tool

For bigger, or longer, projects, and hands-free operation. This 1/4-hp flex-shaft grinder has a 42" long (counting the chuck) flexible shaft, a keyed chuck that accepts bits up to 5/32", a variable-speed control foot-pedal power switch, and a comfortable 1" dia hand grip. The motor runs 500 to 22,000 rpm, operates on 120VAC, measures 3-1/4" dia x 4" long, and has a sturdy hook to hang it from an over-the-bench shelf. Intermittent duty. Over 25 grinding tool accessories included!

Top off this beautiful tool with our 227 piece accessory set. Click here

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VARIABLE SPEED FLEX SHAFT GRINDER

The Better Rotary Tool

For bigger, or longer, projects, and hands-free operation. This 1/4-hp flex-shaft grinder has a 42" long (counting the chuck) flexible shaft, a keyed chuck that accepts bits up to 5/32", a variable-speed control foot-pedal power switch, and a comfortable 1" dia hand grip. The motor runs 500 to 22,000 rpm, operates on 120VAC, measures 3-1/4" dia x 4" long, and has a sturdy hook to hang it from an over-the-bench shelf. Intermittent duty. Over 25 grinding tool accessories included!

Top off this beautiful tool with our 227 piece accessory set. Click here

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$79.95 EACH

Standing Reverse Tweezer

Sounds like an Olympic figure-skating move, the standing, self-closing reverse tweezer, but it's really a tweezer that's closed until you squeeze it. It also has a frame to hold it up off a work surface, so it doubles as a vice. Ours have wooden grips and measure 6-3/8" long with 2-7/8" serrated jaws and a 2" x 1-1/2" stand.  

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TWEEZERS, STRAIGHT TIP REVERSE W/STAND, 6-3/8"

Standing Reverse Tweezer

Sounds like an Olympic figure-skating move, the standing, self-closing reverse tweezer, but it's really a tweezer that's closed until you squeeze it. It also has a frame to hold it up off a work surface, so it doubles as a vice. Ours have wooden grips and measure 6-3/8" long with 2-7/8" serrated jaws and a 2" x 1-1/2" stand.  

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$2.95 EACH

Hobby Drill

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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PUSH DRILL SET

Hobby Drill

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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$14.65 EACH

Watch Yourself

You know how when you try to replace a watch band yourself and that little spring bar flies out and you can never find it in your retro shag carpeting? We’re here to help. First, get rid of that carpeting. Then get this set of multiple standard 1.5mm spring bars. You’ll get between 7 and 10 of each in a dozen sizes (100 pieces altogether) from 8mm to 19mm, plus a double-ended tool to help you swap them out in the first place.

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1.5MM SPRING BARS

Watch Yourself

You know how when you try to replace a watch band yourself and that little spring bar flies out and you can never find it in your retro shag carpeting? We’re here to help. First, get rid of that carpeting. Then get this set of multiple standard 1.5mm spring bars. You’ll get between 7 and 10 of each in a dozen sizes (100 pieces altogether) from 8mm to 19mm, plus a double-ended tool to help you swap them out in the first place.

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$6.50 EACH

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