In the following video Mark Nelson demonstrates the use of a simple fold forming technique to create a sculptural three-dimensional form in silver. . .
Our tech support team loves to answer your questions! If you’re having trouble getting a product to do what you want it to do, if you’ve got a thorny issue in your current project and you need advice, or if you just want an expert’s opinion before you make that purchase, Rio Grande Tech Support is available by phone, email, or live web chat to help you out. You can find them easily from our website.
The questions you ask them the most are about torch setup and safety. Here’s Mark Nelson from Rio’s tech support team showing you how to safely set up a propane/oxygen torch…
Mark Nelson demonstrates how to make a simple ring using 16 gauge silver wire and a chasing hammer. Check out this popular video and be inspired!
We were thrilled when Phil Poirier bought Bonny Doon Engineering in 2006, not only because his career as both a jeweler and a tool-maker made him the perfect person to take over Bonny Doon, but also because his workshop is in Taos, New Mexico, just a few hours north of us. We’ve made a habit of dropping in on his facility every once in awhile, and we try to bring a video camera with us, when we go.