How to Use a Pin Vise to Twist Wire

by Michelle Wood, Jewelry-Making Expert, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
D920

STEP 1
Unscrew chuck tip.
STEP 2
Insert cut length of wire through chuck tip and into collet.
STEP 3
Screw tighten chuck tip to secure wire in collet.
STEP 4
Secure straight end of wire into bench vise.
STEP 5
Hold chuck handle in non-dominant hand. With your other hand, grasp knurled chuck sleeve with thumb and forefinger and twist.
STEP 6
Open bench vise to release wire end.
STEP 7
Unscrew chuck tip to release wire from pin vise.

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