Archive for Tools

Jewelry Tool Storage Using Inexpensive Metal Buckets

Jewelry Tool StorageVideo #388: Keeping all of your your jewelry making tools organized and easily accessible.

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Polymer Clay Storage In Plastic Drawer Cabinets

Storing Polymer ClayVideo #387: Important to first test if your polymer clay is compatible with the plastic drawers.

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Handmade Earwires using Bead Landing Jewelry Jig

Wire Jig Tool Review Polymer Clay TutorVideo #347: Another tool review. It was at Michael’s that I picked up this handy little wire jig.

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JoolTool Introduction | Buffing Polymer Clay

Jool Tool Introduction Polymer Clay TutorVideo #345: A rotary tool that actually lets you see what you are doing… Ninja Style!

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Studio Work Surface Mats – 3 Brands Compared

Polymer Clay Work Surface MatsVideo #335: Each of the different mat surface products has plus’s and minus’s. Which features are most important to you?

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Curing Polymer Clay With A Heat Gun Not So Good

Heat Gun Polymer ClayVideo #324: Do you know how hot your heat gun gets? Or perhaps a more important question is… how hot does is not get?

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Keeping Your Pasta Machine Station Organized

Polymer Clay Tutor Pasta Machine StationVideo #277: Plus an update on using Sugru to keep your pasta machine handle from falling out. ~Cindy Lietz

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A Sugru Hack To Keep Amaco Bead Rack Pins in Place

Sugru Hack Amaco Bead RackVid #276: Even if you turn the whole rack upside down… your pins still won’t budge! ~Cindy Lietz

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Aurora Technique (Northern Lights) | Polymer Clay Tutorial [Video]

Backgroundless Shaded Rose CaneVid #190: “Sure
would like to see
someone tackle a bead
or clay fabric mimic-ing
the Aurora Borealis.”

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Gingham Cane Extruder Project | Polymer Clay Tutorial [Video]

Gingham Polymer Clay Cane BeadsVid #185: “Gingham
pattern is called a Vichy
cane on the French blogs. I
have never thought of using
it on a lentil though. Just
Beautiful!” ~Squash

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Vol-029 Oct’2010 Back Issues Now Posted in Polymer Clay Library

Polymer Clay Video Tutorials Volume 29

Video Tutorials:
1: Texture Plates;
2: Distressed Paint Finish;
3: Embossed Metal Stamps;
4: Pumpkin Canes:

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Embossed Metal Stamps Video – Now Playing – Polymer Clay Library

Polymer Embossed Metal Stamps“Cindy, you are a
mind reader! I’ve been
trying to figure this out for
some time and your idea
sounds so obvious.”

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Polymer Clay Tutorial | Custom Made Embossed Metal Stamps [Video]

Embossed Metal Stamps for Polymer ClayVid #176: What a coincidence! I went to sleep last night thinking about stamping words and names into clay pendants.” ~Sue-W

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Vol-028 Sept’2010 Back Issues Now Posted in Polymer Clay Library

Polymer Clay Video Tutorials Volume 28

Video Tutorials:
1: Art Sheets;
2: Bead Caps;
3: Tube Bead Roller;
4: Spotted Lily Cane:

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Texture Plates Video – Now Playing – Polymer Clay Library

Polymer Clay Texture Plates I have a feeling I
am going to turn into a
mold making / texture sheet
making crazed woman.

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Tube Beads, Roller Tool Video – Now Playing – Polymer Clay Library

Polymer Clay Tube Beads I have one of those
roller thingies and have
never understood how to
use it. Your video should be
part of the instructions incl.
in the package!”

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Polymer Clay Tutorial | How To Use Amaco Tube Bead Roller [Video]

Tube Beads and Tube Bead RollerVid #172: “I have
lots of bead roller tools,
but have yet to try most of
them.” ~Carolyn-F

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2010 Update for Sculpey Polymer Clay Tools, Products and Packaging

New Premo Packaging for 2010 I see exciting things to come this year for the whole polymer clay industry.” ~Cindy-L

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Chilly Weather Ideas for Texturing Your Polymer Clay Beads

Frosty Leaves Texture Ideas “Today will be a clay day for me… 15 inches of snow… 40 mile per hour winds… looks like we are living in a snow globe.” ~Anna-S

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Studio by Sculpey Style & Detail Tools for Polymer Clay Sculpting

Studio by Sculpey Style and Detail Tools

“I can’t find special tools here in Greece and have to order through the net. Thanks for sharing your experience with all the world.” ~Helen-L

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Polymer Clay Tutorial | Making a Large Butterfly Pendant Necklace

Polymer Clay Butterfly Wing Pendant

Vid #122:Very Nice. I love butterflies and think a video would be great.” ~Loretta-C

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Use Gravity to Help Your Lortone Tumbler Perform Better with Beads

Lortone Rock Tumbler

“I tend to save my baked beads now until I have a tumbler full and then tumble sand it.” ~Tina-H

Many of you have started to use a rock tumbler for polishing your polymer clay beads. This is great time saver that will help to Read More→