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Achieve Precision Bur Control with Blaine Lewis
In this video, renowned stone-setter and instructor Blaine Lewis demonstrates how to use burs precisely and effectively while setting stones.
Last edited: 2/18/2020
In this video, Blaine Lewis—renowned stone-setter, instructor and founder/president of New Approach School for Jewelers—shows you how to hold your handpiece and bur for precise control and how to prevent damaging prongs while cutting seats in settings. Using techniques he teaches in the school he founded, Blaine shows you how to steady the bur and control its cutting action, then how to avoid the pitfalls common to using burs.