logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Dr.V.M.Palaniappan, Ph.D., OHNSENT, Neemah, Linda Crabtree, Daffyjo
58160 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,160 Registered Members
417 Forums
117,956 Topics
838,627 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 194
"Rosie" 166
Mona - Astronomy 104
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 72
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 51
Lestie4containergardens 28
Angie 28
Susan - Meditation Editor 26
Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor 18
mary-tea1 12
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#770854 - 07/01/12 01:38 PM Help! What tool should I buy?
JennyHuffman Offline
Newbie

Registered: 07/01/12
Posts: 2
I've discovered jewelry making and am a bit addicted! I have some plastic beads and buttons that I would like to make into earrings, however, I need to drill new holes in them. Looking at all the commercial sites, I [i]think[/i] I need to buy a reamer...but will a manual be good enough or do I need an electronic one? And how do I do it? Some sites talk about lubrication or submerging in water, but I'm confused. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks! Jenny

Top
#774745 - 07/24/12 11:01 AM Re: Help! What tool should I buy? [Re: JennyHuffman]
CraftWeaver Offline
Newbie

Registered: 12/07/11
Posts: 12
You could also use... * A Dremel tool set * A Dremel Rotary Work Station * A Vice Grip with non-metallic grips Check Amazon.

Top
#796476 - 12/17/12 10:03 AM Re: Help! What tool should I buy? [Re: JennyHuffman]
DeMarieBeads Offline
Newbie

Registered: 12/17/12
Posts: 4
Loc: Murrieta, California
Hi Jennie - since you are going to only be working with plastic you should probably be fine using a handheld tool that will help you ream out the holes. If you are going to get a Dremel set - then be careful, because the heat generated by the Dremel could melt your plastic. Go to youtube and type in using dremel to make holes in plastic - there are a ton of videos you can watch that will show you exactly what and how to do what you want to do. :)

Top
#823913 - 05/29/13 09:17 PM Re: Help! What tool should I buy? [Re: JennyHuffman]
Meredeth King Offline
Shark

Registered: 12/17/12
Posts: 212
You can use a dremel or a regular drill, you need to have a clamp to hold it, too. some clamps have rubber on the grabbing surfaces, or you could cover the surface with electrical tape.
_________________________
Come to pandahall to get your fashionable jewelry.

Top

Moderator:  Susan - Jewelry Making 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Dogwood Dilemmas
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Fiction Writing
12 seconds ago
What Did You Write Today?
by Chelle - Marriage Editor
Fiction Writing
24 minutes 29 seconds ago
Love Is
by Chelle - Marriage Editor
Marriage
30 minutes 17 seconds ago
Look up - there are beautiful sights in the sky!
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Today at 10:07 AM
How Important Are Audiences Age 50+ To Box Office?
by Angela - Drama Movies
Drama Movies
Today at 10:02 AM
Aspen Allegations is now #2 in Crime
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Fiction Writing
Today at 09:23 AM
White House has blocked CNN
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Current Events
Today at 08:38 AM
What Yoga did you Do Today?
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Yoga
Today at 08:21 AM
Hubble is now 26 - Happy Birthday
by Nancy Roussy
Astronomy
Today at 07:42 AM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
Today at 06:38 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 65 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2016 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.