...is half the job." -Karl Fischer
Of course the other half is a skilled pair of hands.
There is a lot of personal difference between setters, but this
list would get you pretty far. This is a compilation of what
students at the Rev ere Academy learn with. Of course, even the
finest set of tools won’t d o the job alone.
All types of setting: ring clamp engraver's block or Benchmate slide guage or Vernier caliper dividers For bezel setting: bezel pusher bezel roller bezel punch chasing hammer burnisher #6 modified square needle file Prong setting: flexible shaft machine drills setting burs bearing burs bud burs ball burs cup burs #6 modified barette needle file chain nose pliers cutter: side, diagonal or end parrot beak setting pliers chasing hammer setting punch Bead and pave setting: flexible shaft machine drills setting burs bearing burs bud burs ball burs oil stone: middle grit flat graver #40, 41 or 42 square graver #4 or 5 round graver #52-54 beading tool set