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How to Make a Custom Charm

Design and Instructions by Linda Brandt, Multimedia Department, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and BeadsĀ®
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STEP 1
Remove all punches from the steel disc cutter.
STEP 2
Slide the metal sheet or item being punched between the plates of the disc cutter.
STEP 3
Place the size punch you want into the appropriate opening on the cutter base. Hit the punch once with a heavy hammer.
STEP 4
Remove the metal sheet; the cut-out disc will be separate.
STEP 5
Position the disc into an opening on the steel hole punch. Twist the handle of the punch until a hole is punched out.
STEP 6
Place the disc onto a steel block. Position a letter or number on the disc, and, with a heavy steel hammer, hit the end of the punch.

Repeat to create a saying of your choice.

STEP 7
Using a pair of flat-nose pliers and a pair of chain-nose pliers, open a jumpring.
STEP 8
Put the open jumpring through the charm. Close the jumpring.

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