Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Prevent teeth marks on soft wire when you bend it with pliers
- 13 October 2011
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Even long nose pliers without grooves still damage soft aluminum wire.
Cover the pliers teeth with the smallest band aid plasters, pad side in.
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