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What’s in the Woods?

Here at Cool Tools there’s a wide variety of wildlife surrounding us. Here’s our local pair of Sandhill Cranes out for a stroll with their new colts. Baby Sandhill cranes are called colts because of their long, strong, well-developed legs. Video / Shop. Last Day..Spend $25.00 and get FREE Scratch Foam.

Throwback Thursday! Check out the “PMC 960” DIY video.

Nothing beats the strength and shine of sterling silver, but sometimes, the firing schedules for PMC Sterling can be somewhat difficult. Combining PMC3 and PMC Sterling results in a new clay type that offers the best of both worlds. In this tool demo, learn how making PMC 960 is the perfect solution for strength and …

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Free “Deco” Bail Templates with your $50.00 Order!

ENDS SOON!!! New Designs …..get 2 Bail Templates Free! SHOP HERE Enter Coupon Code: “BAIL” Today through May 16th, spend $50.00 or more and get two free Cool Tools Jewelry Shape Art Deco Bail Templates! These unique templates include fun edges for more design options. These larger size bail templates are great for base metal …

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Tim Holtz® Alcohol Inks, Blending Solution & Pen!

Acid-free, fast drying transparent coordinating dye inks specially formulated to create a colorful, polished stone effect. Alcohol inks are an intensely concentrated dye dissolved in alcohol. They are permanent and once dried, are not water soluble. These alcohol inks are perfect for metal and disperse beautifully into translucent polymer clay. Alcohol Blending Solution was specially …

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New Video!

Create Large Bead Caps by Valerie Bealle Valerie Bealle, Metal Clay Artist and Instructor from Long Island, New York visited the Cool Tools studio to demonstrate how to create cylinder bead caps and end caps using PMC Flex. Watch the video below as Valerie uses the natural shrinkage rate of metal clay to her advantage …

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