Jamie- I’ve worked in some pretty fast paced environments. Places
where we had to repair 20-40 pieces a day. I once worked in a factory
where I was the only native english speaker in production. We cranked
out hundreds of pieces a day.
I found that I learned how to work without thinking or looking for
my tools. It was great training. I’ve also done a bunch of high end,
“take your time” work.
I enjoy having both kinds of work speed. They are both very useful.
I remember back in the early 70’s, SNAG used to have a solder,file
finish, speed competition at their conferences.
Speed is not everything, but it sure comes in handy when you need
As for sizing balls? I could do that in a mater of minutes from
start to finish.
have fun and make lots of jewelry.