Answers to some Common Questions about SolderingSoldering can be confusing. Joe Silvera sheds light on common questions to help you troubleshoot your soldering.
Create Samples of your Enamel ColorsHow to create a handy sample board of enamel colors. By Anat Silvera
How to Adjust your Bench Pin Height and add a Sweeps Tray to a TableBlog article by Joe Silvera on hacks for your kitchen table jewelry space. Raise your bench pin to make it a more comfortable height, and create a leather sweeps bag for all that silver dust.
How to Make an Easy and Safe Torch StationGot fire? How to make a safe soldering and annealing station. By Joe Silvera
In a pickle. All about pickling solutions and how to dispose of them.Advice about pickle solutions for cleaning your jewelry after soldering. By Joe Silvera
Metal Clay and Fused GlassArlene Mornick discusses the use of these two beautiful mediums together.
Organize your sandpaper and metalTips for keeping your sandpaper and jewelry metals handy and organized. By Joe Silvera
Setting up a Home Jewelry StudioAdvice from Joe Silvera on how to set up a home studio
The Alchemy of Metal ClayArlene Mornick explains what Metal Clay is all about.
The Story of Art NouveauInteresting article about one of my favorite art styles.
Tips for Making Hinges and Knuckles With Metal ClayArlene Mornick explains movable joints and mechanisms in Metal Clay
Tips for Working with Gold-Filled and other filled metalsGold filled can be tricky to use without damaging it. Helpful tips by Joe Silvera
Troubleshooting Tips for your Butane TorchHow to diagnose and fix common problems with butane torches. By Joe Silvera
Which soldering surface is best?How to choose the right soldering board or other surface to get the job done. By Joe Silvera