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Flex Shaft Wax Carving, part 4: Assembling a Bezel and Shank
In this video from Rio Grande, Kate Wolf, renowned jewelry designer and tool maker, demonstrates how to assemble a wax bezel and wax ring shank.
Last edited: 3/21/2019Once you've created your ring shank and bezel, Kate offers advice on how to use a bench pin and carving tool to finish the edges of the piece and then shows you a way to optimize your wax pen by making some quick and easy modifications. As she attaches the bezel to the shank, Kate explains the best techniques and products to use.