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How to Make a Box Clasp

How to Make a Square Box Clasp with Safety Catch  - US$25

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How to make a box clasp with safety catch

This instruction comes with easy to follow pictorials and detailed illustrations which covers:

  • - Making a square tube
  • - Making a tongue for the clasp 
  • - Accurate filing and soldering 
  • - Fitting a safety catch
  • This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
  •  - Silver or any metal of your choice

You will receive :

  • -- 62 Pictures and illustrations
  • -- 31 Pages of detailed instructions
  • -- Bench tips on tools and techniques
Saw square tube accurately
Saw square tube accurately. 
Soldering safety catch for box clasp
Soldering safety catch for box clasp.

A box clasp is a very secure and great for any weight necklace, that is also very easy to use. There is a safety latch that swings closed for security. The top of the clasp can be embellished to mirror the chain design with your own design. Shapes like this square or flat oblong box clasp can accommodate several chain strands.

These catches can be anything from 2 mm square up to 6 mm square depending on the thickness of the chain or bracelet that is will be attached to.

Fabricated box clasp with safety catch

The square box clasp with safety catch completed.

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