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More thoughts on endcaps...
posted by Colleen Shirazi, April 25, 2007 at 12:56 AM (Pacific)

I went ahead and made the WigJig ones (linked to earlier). They're not bad...I hammered the end rings some to harden them (besides, I like hammering). When I get something made up with them, I'll take a pic.

I feel this design would work best for lighter weight designs...for heavier beads, I would probably still use readymade end caps. It's not that I actually detect a weakness in the handmade ones...with hammering, the construction seems pretty tight. Hm. I think I will just have to get gluing and do some tests.


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