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DEVARDI GLASS BUTTON MAKER MANDREL- TWO HOLE OR FOUR HOLE

 

Simple, easy to use 2 hole or 4 hole button maker. And when you wear out the mandrels, just replace with 1/16 standard bead mandrels. All stainless steel, can go right into your kiln. Only $12. Price reduction: $9.50 each. 

 

Here are the simple parts invented and made by us at Devardi Glass. Comes with 4 standard 1/16 stainless mandrels.

   

Need just two holes? Take two mandrels out.

   

For smaller buttons, push the disks closer together so your button holes will be closer toward the center of your button.

   

For bigger buttons, pull the disks farther apart and the mandrels widen in the center. This moves your button holes further apart.

   

It is suggested to start with two hole buttons to get a feel for how to do this. With the button maker assembled, coat the mandrels in a deep jar with bead release. Bead release will go over the end button guide if you plan to make the button in the middle of the guides. That's ok. You can also paint the release on with a brush as we did below. Allow to dry. With a 4 hole button, it is best to use stringers to get your glass inside the mandrels. You don't have to make your button between the button guides. You can make your button on the end of the mandrels. But you will still need to insert both button guides onto the mandrels to keep them steady. For button holes farther apart than the button guides, you will need to make your button in between the guides and spread the guides apart. This increases the distance of the button holes as you can see in the pictures below.

 

     
 

 

 

     

 

Palette Mandrels: For Pins, Cabs, Magnets & More.

   

Palette Mandrels: Just coat the all stainless steel pad with Devardi Bead Release (sold here), and you're ready to explore your artistic talents.

Palette is 2 inches x 2 inches with a 3/16 inch x 9 inch mandrel.  Only $12.50 Price reduction: $9.50 each

   
 

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Coat your pad with mandrel release and allow it to dry. Heat the pad with your torch until it is hot enough for glass to stick. This is an 1/8 inch thick stainless pad, so it will hold its heat well without warping. But it takes some heat initially for it to reach working temperatures. Apply your melted glass. When you're done, place the entire mandrel into a heated kiln or cooling blanket, or carefully remove your piece onto a fiber blanket and place it into a heated kiln or inside a cooling blanket. 


CABOCHON OR MAGNET MAKERS

 

 

 

SQUARE CAB MANDRELS, ALL STAINLESS STEEL ON A 3/16 SS MANDREL. NEW LOWER PRICES. :)
 

1/4 INCH $5.99 EACH

1/2 INCH $6.99 EACH

3/4 INCH.  $6.99 EACH

1 INCH. $7.99 EACH

 

1-1/4 INCH. $8.99 EACH

1-1/2 INCH. $8.99 EACH

 

1-3/4 INCH. $8.99 EACH

 

 

 

ROUND STAINLESS STEEL CAB MANDRELS. NEW LOWER PRICES. :)

3/8 INCH. $5.99 EACH

1/2 INCH. $6.99 EACH

5/8 INCH. $6.99 EACH

3/4 INCH. $6.99 EACH

1 INCH.  $7.99 EACH

1-1/8 INCH. $8.99 EACH

1-1/4 INCH. $8.99 EACH

 

1-1/2 INCH.  $8.99 EACH

 

2 INCH.  $9.50 EACH


   
New: Stainless Hexagon Cab Mandrel. This mandrel has the cab welded flat on an 1/8 inch x 11 inch round mandrel. The cab is 1/8 inch thick. The cab faces you when you hold the mandrel at a right angle to the torch flame.
   

Side view.

1/4 inch point to point (diameter). $6.99 ea

1/2 inch point to point (diameter). $6.99 ea

3/4 inch point to point (diameter). $6.99 ea

7/8 inch point to point (diameter). $6.99 ea

   

   

New: Stainless Hexagon Bar Mandrel. 

 

1/4 inch point to point (diameter), 1.5 inches long. $7.99 ea

1/2 inch point to point (diameter), 1.5 inches long. $7.99 ea

3/4 inch point to point (diameter),1.5 inches long. $8.99 ea

7/8 inch point to point (diameter),1.5 inches long. $8.99 ea

   

 

New: Stainless Square Bar Mandrel. 

1/2 inch, 1.5 inches long. $7.99 ea

3/4 inch,1.5 inches long. $8.99 ea

 

 
   

 

   
New: Stainless Paddle Mandrel. This mandrel is an 1/8 inch stainless plate welded to a 3/16 x 12 inch round mandrel. The paddle faces you when you hold the mandrel at a right angle to the torch. Slides easily into a kiln.

Other side view below.

 
2 x 3 inch Paddle - $10.50
 
 
 

 

THIMBLE MAKER

   

 

 

 

 

SOLID STAINLESS. COAT THE HEAD WITH BEAD RELEASE AND ALLOW TO DRY. HEAT THE HEAD UNTIL HOT ENOUGH THAT GLASS WILL STICK. USE A THIN COAT OF GLASS TO COVER THE MANDREL HEAD (NOT UNDERNEATH). THEN DECORATE THE THIMBLE. PLACE THE MANDREL AND ALL IN THE KILN TO ANNEAL.

THE THIMBLE HEAD IS WELDED ON A 3/16 X 9 INCH MANDREL.

Medium Thimble Size.  Only $9.99. Price reduction: $7.50 each.

 
 

     

Ok, no laughing. It's my first thimble ever. LOL!

     
     
     

 

RING MAKER

 

 

 
 

SOLID STAINLESS STEEL ON A 3/16 X 9 INCH MANDREL.   Only $8.99. Price reduction: $6.99 each. 

SIZE 5 RING (15mm) 
SIZE 6 RING (16mm)

SIZE 7 RING (16.5mm) SOLD OUT

SIZE 8 RING (17mm) SOLD OUT
SIZE 9 RING (18mm)
SIZE 10 RING (19mm)

SIZE 11 RING (20mm)

SIZE 12 RING (21mm)

 

Metallic Silvery Black Glass Ring

 

COAT THE MANDREL HEAD WITH BEAD RELEASE AND ALLOW IT TO DRY. HEAT THE ENTIRE MANDREL HEAD AND APPLY GLASS LIKE YOU WOULD A BEAD OR THIMBLE. FOR BEST RESULTS, ANNEAL YOUR RING IMMEDIATELY AFTER YOU MAKE IT. REMOVE YOUR RING FROM THE MANDREL AND CLEAN IT WITH A DIAMOND BIT INSIDE TO REMOVE ANY POSSIBLE ROUGH EDGES. RINGS ARE NORMALLY MADE WITH BORO, BUT COE 104 WORKS WELL  IF IT IS ANNEALED.

   
   

 

Napkin Ring Mandrels

 

 

12 inches long with a 3/16 inch handle. All stainless steel. Goes directly into your kiln. These are hollow to keep them as lightweight as possible.

1 inch wide x 2 inches long $12 Each. Price reduction: $9.50 each. 
 
1- 1/4 inch wide x 2 inches long $14 Each. Price reduction: $9.50 each.
 

1- 1/2 inch wide x 2 inches long $15 Each. Price reduction: $9.50 each.

 
1 - 3/4 inch wide x 2 inches long $16 Each. Price reduction: $9.50 each.
Complete set of 4 Napkin Ring mandrels. $34

 

Bracelet Mandrel

   

12 inches long with a 3/16 inch handle. All stainless steel. Goes directly into your kiln.

 

3 Inch by 1-1/4 inch Wide: $18/each Price reduction: $12.50 each.

 
   

New Item: 1/4 Round Bracelet Mandrel. This mandrel is 1/4 of a 3 inch circle. Make a top portion of a bracelet using this mandrel, and then add a chain or beads to the sides to complete the bracelet. All stainless on a 3/16 stainless rod. 1-1/4 inch wide. $12.00 each. Price reduction: $8.50 each.

   

 

Side Hole Mandrel for making hollow beads.

   

12 inch x 1/8 Inch Stainless Steel Mandrel with a side hole for making hollow beads. These are welded shut on the end. $6.99 Each.

   

 

 

Learn How To Make This Bead.


 

Side Hole Mandrel for Pandora Beads

   

 12 inch x 3/16 Inch Pandora Stainless Steel Mandrel, with a side hole for making hollow beads. These are welded shut on the end. Inserts not included. $8.99 Each.

Watch a Video of this bead being made.

 
 

   

STAINLESS STEEL THIN WALL TUBE MANDRELS AND PIPES. 

 

Comes in 4 different lengths. You can change quantities in the cart.

 

 

 

Pipe Widths
 

Pipe Lengths
 

1/16 Inch (1.6 mm)

9.99/ft.

 

1 ft.
 
 

1/8 Inch (3.2 mm)

$5.99/ft.

 

1 ft.


3/16 inch (5mm)

$5.99/ft

1 ft.
 

1/4 Inch (6.4 mm)

$4.99/ft.

1 ft.

2 ft.

3 ft.

4 ft.

 
5/16 Inch (8mm)

$4.99/ft

 
1 ft.
2 ft.
3 ft.
4 ft.
   

Pipe Widths

Pipe Lengths

   

3/8 inch (10 mm)

$5.99/ft.

 

 

1 ft.

2 ft.

3 ft.

4 ft.


1/2 inch (13 mm)

$6.99/ft.

 

 

1 ft.

2 ft.

3 ft.

4 ft.


5/8 inch (16.3 mm)

$8.99/ft.

 

1 ft.

2 ft.

3 ft.

4 ft.

 

 

3/4 inch (19 mm)

$8.99/ft

 

 

 

1 inch (25.4 mm)

$9.99/ft.

 

 

1 ft.
2 ft.
3 ft.
4 ft.

1 ft.

2 ft.

3 ft.

4 ft.

 
 
 

 

Grafco Latex Tubing

   

  1/8 inch Inside Diameter., 1/4 inch Outside Diameter, 1/16 inch Wall. Excellent quality. Please change the number of feet you would like in the shopping cart. The tubing will come in one continuous piece. Sold by the foot. Recommended length is 3 feet. $1.35 per foot.

 

   

Stainless Steel Mandrels

 

 1.2 mm thick 308L TIG stainless mandrels.  The best mandrels on the market. These can be used for very small hole beads using bead release, or they can be used without bead release, leaving the glass on the mandrel. Just make the bead at the end of the bare mandrel and clip it about a half inch from the bead. Use long-nosed pliers to bend the 1/2 inch mandrel to form a closed hook. Or, clip it so a longer piece protrudes from the bead, and just add decorative findings. 10 mandrels about 11 inches long for $2.99
   

308L TIG stainless mandrels- (1.6 mm) 1/16 Inch x 11 inches long. Package of 6 -  $2.99

 

 

Package of 30 -  $13.75
 
     

308L TIG stainless mandrels- (2.4 mm) 3/32 Inch x 11 inches long. The best mandrels on the market.
Package of 6 -  $3.69

 
   Package of 30 -  $18.50
 
     

308L TIG stainless mandrels- (3.2 mm) 1/8 Inch x 11 inches long. The best mandrels on the market.  Package of 5 -  $3.99

 
  Package of 30 - $21.99

 

 

   

Pandora - 3/16 Inch (4.75mm) x 9 inches long. 304 Stainless Steel. Ideal for the Pandora bead inserts.

Package of 3 - $3.69

 

Package of 12- $13.99 

 

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Package of 30- $33.99

 
 

Pandora - 3/16 Inch (4.75mm) x 12 inches long. 304 Stainless Steel. Ideal for the Pandora bead inserts.

Package of 3 - $4.99

 

 

Package of 12- $18.99

Package of 30- $46.99

 

NEW - Pandora - 308L TIG Stainless Mandrels 3/16 Inch (4.75mm) x 11 inches long. The best stainless mandrels you can buy. Well outlasts 304 Stainless. 3/16 are ideal for Pandora bead inserts.

Package of 3 - $5.69
 
 
Package of 10 - $17.99
 
 
Package of 30 - $51.99
 
 

(6.4 mm) 1/4 Inch x 12 inches long. 304 Stainless Steel. Package of 2 - $3.99
 
     
     

(8mm) 5/16 Inch x 12 inches long. 304 Stainless Steel. Package of 1 - $3.99
 
     
     

(13 mm) 1/2 Inch x 12 inches long. 304 Stainless Steel. Package of 1 - $7.99
 
     

Mandrels - Seconds

I received some mandrels that were damaged slightly during shipping. These are slightly bent and will need straightening. Other than that, they are fine.

304 Stainless mandrels seconds- 1/16 Inch x 11 - 12 inches long. Package of 10 -  $2.99
 

 

   

304 Stainless mandrels seconds- 3/32 Inch x 11 - 12 inches long. Package of 10 -  $3.99
 

 

   

 

Vessel Mandrel

 

 

 

 

 

3/8 to 1/8 inch head x 12 Inch Stainless Vessel Mandrel. This is a hollow stainless tube so you can expand the bottom of the vase, bottle or other vessel. The taper on the end of the mandrel is about 1 inch long and tapers from 3/8 to 1/8 inch. Welded on a 3/16 hollow tube.

$14.99 each. Price reduction: $9.50 each.

 

 

 


Larger Stainless Vessel Mandrel. 5/8 to 3/16 x 12 inch. This is a hollow stainless 3/16 inch tube so you can expand the bottom of the vase, bottle or other vessel. The taper on the end of the mandrel is about 1.5 inches long.
 
$15.99 Each Price reduction: $10.50 each.
SOLD OUT
   

Hope this diagram helps. :)

 

 

   

Fine Quality Tiny Vessel Corks

 

 

 

 

 

 

Size 0000 - Top Diameter: 3/16" (.187" or 4.75mm) Bottom Diameter: 3/32" (.093" or 2.35mm) Length: 1/2" (.500" or 13mm). $1.99 Package of 10

Size 000 - Top Diameter: 1/4" (.250" or 6mm) Bottom Diameter: 5/32" (.156" or 4mm) Length: 1/2" (.500" or 13mm). $1.99 Package of 12

Size 00 - Top Diameter: 5/16" (.312" or 8mm) Bottom Diameter: 7/32" (.218" or 5mm) Length: 1/2" (.500" or 13mm). $1.99 Package of 12

Size 0 - Top Diameter: 3/8" (.385" or 10mm) Bottom Diameter: 9/32" (.281" or 7mm) Length: 1/2" (.500" or 13mm). $1.99 Package of 10

 

Assorted Sizes from above - package of 30 - $4.99

   

 

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