JoolTool Workshop

A The Tucson Bead Show Workshop [select another show]

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Instructor: Melissa Muir
Melissa Muir was introduced to making jewelry a little more than 10 years ago while living in the Washington, D.C. area and working as a computer programming teacher. Her jewelry making talent came as quite a surprise to her as she had never been involved in any sort of creative art before. It wasn't until she moved to the Akron, Ohio area that she really decided to turn her new talent and passion into a business. Shortly after taking the plunge she began to have pieces published in various books and even authored two articles in Art Jewelry Magazine. While in Ohio, she returned to her true calling of teaching, this time teaching her new love and passion, jewelry making. In an effort to learn about all the great tools in her studio she started her most popular blog feature (, Tool Time Tuesday, which has garnered quite a following on her YouTube Channel ( where she now has over 100 videos. Melissa now lives in Utah, just outside of Salt Lake City with her husband and three daughters. She takes on a few teaching opportunities which allows her to travel and meet other amazing creative people. Melissa is currently working on her online presence and workshops including those with Craftsy as well as those offered on her own website. And of course, one of her favorite things to do is play with tools. She has yet to meet a tool she doesn't want to spend more time with.

Currently not available.
Location: The Tucson Bead Show
Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Fees: $125

Do you have a JoolTool and want to learn how to use it to its best capabilities? Have you decided to make the leap and purchase one for your studio and want to learn about the different accessories? In this workshop, you will work one-on-one with Melissa Muir to learn how to get that desirable high polish on your metals, and any other number of finishes. Time permitting, you will also learn how to shape and polish stone and glass.

Special Notes or requirements:
What to bring?
Bring your own JOOLTOOL machine with the following:
– Metal Jewelry Polishing Kit
– Safety eyewear. (Can be purchased on-site).
– Respiratory protection such as Dust Mask. (Can be purchased on-site).

If you don’t have these accessory kits and wish to take the class, you can PRE-ORDER them and they will be waiting for you in class.

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