March 30, 2015 / Educational / How To

Jewelry Bench Set-up Video

Watch this video overview of how to set-up a jewelry studio bench the first time. Learn essential supplies and tools plus organizational tips. ...

Learn low-cost alternatives and organizational tips to set-up your jewelry bench at home or in your new studio work space. How to save money and build a functional space for your craft.

You don't have to buy an expensive jeweler's bench! In this episode, we'll cover 5 tips for setting up your own home jewelry studio bench on a budget. We will cover low-cost tips and alternatives.

1. Studio Location - Keep your studio away from the kitchen or anywhere there's food.

2. Selecting a Table - Needs to be able to withstand hammer blows and harmful spills.

3. Table Height - You'll ideally want a table that is about 40" tall, which is about chest height when sitting.

5. Table Edge - Select an edge that vices can attach to easily.

6. Fire Safety - Protect your table surface with a ceramic tile or masonry bricks for extra security.

You may also enjoy these other articles about setting up your new jewelry workspace:

Jewelry Studio Organization Tips

Moving Past Kits: How to Buy Jewelry Supplies

Setting Up a New Jewelry Bench

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Got questions? Email our studio coordinator Erica Stice at [email protected]. We'd love to hear from you. Sorry, studio support is not available by phone. Emails only, please.

Written By: Hilary Halstead Scott
Hilary Halstead Scott is the President of Halstead, a wholesale jewelry supply company in Northern Arizona. She is the second generation of Halsteads to own and operate the business. Hilary has an MBA in Marketing and a Masters of International Business.

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