You know tools rule when . . .
You feel the way our guest editor Helen Driggs does if her jewelry hammers are used for (gasp!) anything but jewelry. Has someone abused your tools for home repair? Listen up as our managing editor of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist tells you how to smooth out a damaged hammerhead and avoid divorce at the same time. –LR, Beading Daily editor
Dents can be undone
Suppose your unthinking significant other (SO) used your planishing hammer to drive a finishing nail into the trim and damaged its surface. After you come to your senses, resist the urge to commit homicide and install a lock on the studio door, you’ll find it’s possible to remove scratches, dings, and sharp edges from any hammer face by following these directions.
How do you keep your tools in good shape and out of harm's way? How do you keep your cool if you find your jewelry pliers being used to fix the toaster? Share your tales here on Beading Daily.