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Topics: Wire, Aluminum, Cutting

How do I cut soft aluminum wire (16 ga) to get a crisp cut? When I use my wire cutters, the ends get that squashed look, like when I cut cookie dough.
- Kim
The best way to get a crisp clean cut on your aluminum wire without crushing it is to use a jeweler's saw.

- Michelle Wood, Jewelry-Making Expert


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