Give me a hand!

As I continue my review of 2021, here's a little fabrication project I did inspired by some great antique and current pieces I've been seeing around for years. I'd like to do a claddagh some day. For such a ubiquitous design it's got some complicated elements. How do you model a hand detailed and accurate... Continue Reading →

Chains for 2021

Well, my little home studio must be a success, since I've been forgetting to blog about all the things that have gone on there! First thing to come to light in my review is some handmade chain. After working on a couple of pretty big chain projects for my day job I decided to experiment... Continue Reading →

New Jersey Hoops

I've been making a real effort lately to master the use of my 3D printer. Even though PLA is a pretty easy material for home users, there's a lot to learn about slicing software, platform leveling, nozzle temperatures and filament. But I'm excited to announce the first 3d printed jewelry produced entirely at home by... Continue Reading →

Chain-Pattern Ring

Today I spent some time practicing new skills by cleaning up a model I made for a school assignment a while back.  The original had so many problems I was afraid to turn it in, but it's looking pretty good now! Because I was learning, I made many alterations to this design as I went... Continue Reading →

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