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Tool Talk Thursday GIVEAWAY

You can win these Wubbers Bailing Pliers, a spool of Vintaj wire, and an assortment of ceramic beads to use them with by entering our Beads-of Clay Tool Talk Thursday Giveaway.

Perhaps you remember the Bailing Pliers tutorial I wrote for this blog.  You can see it here. These are fantastic pliers and you will love using them. Marla's Mud  and Bisque Bead Supply are our generous sponsors for this giveaway.
Here is how it works.
I will be picking a winner on Thursday August 5th using a random number generator.   All you have to do is tell us your favorite beading tool in the comments section by Midnight  August 4th, 2010.   You can add your name additional times to the pool by letting us know you have become a follower of the Beads-of-Clay blog, or that you have posted about this giveaway on your blog, Twitter or Facebook.  Each time you mention our giveaway in those venues and you let us know in the comments section, your name will be added  another time.  The Winner of the Beads-of Clay Tool Talk Thursday Giveaway will be announced on Thursday August 5th in the Tool Talk Thursday Blog post that day.  I look forward to your comments and GOOD LUCK!!

87 comments:

  1. I have several favorites: my Dremel, my pliers, wooden skewers etc. But maybe if I win the Wubber pliers, they'll be my new favorites. Denise from Violette Station Studio

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  2. I have to say my favorite beading tool is my crimping pliers. Of course, I don't have too many tools yet--still working on that as my budget allows.

    I'd love to win!

    Alice
    thepetersons13@mchsi.com

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  3. Oh, and I'm a follower of your blog.

    Alice

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  4. I've been coveting these Wubber pliers for a while now. But as of now my favorite tool is my round nosed pliers which I can use in many ways between beading and when working with clay.

    Just became a follower too.. yes!

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  5. I want to win these, so I just posted on my FB. Don't know if you need link or not.....
    http://www.facebook.com/yoli.miramontes

    Thank you Mary.

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  6. My favorite jewelry making tool in working with wire is the nylon pliers.....wonderful for straigtening wire and correcting mistakes.

    Great contest!!!

    gerrysbeadgallery@yahoo.com

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  7. Gerry Lee CruthirdThursday, July 29, 2010

    OOPS I hit the anonymous button on my last comment....anyway I will post this on my etsy site.

    claydesignsbyglee.etsy.com
    gerry lee cruthird

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  8. I love my round nose pliers and my flush cut wire cutters. I think I would really like this pair of pliers too.

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  9. I am already a follower too- does that count? I love your blog!

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  10. My favorite tool is the flat nose pliers that I "inherited" from a wire wrap artist. They got me started in this business.

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  11. I have left a post and link on my facebook page for this give away

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  12. I have now left a link on my blog for this contest

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  13. I forgot to add that I am a follower of Beads of clay blog.

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  14. My favorite tool is the nylon pliers right now. Who knows it could be thumbs tomorrow as I am really really new to all of this and could really use a nice tool!!! Hope I can win!!

    Beth from Carpe-Beadem.com
    seizethebeads@yahoo.com

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  15. Oh and we are a follower of Beads-of-Clay too!!!

    Beth from Carpe-Beadem.com
    seizethebeads@yahoo.com

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  16. Posted on my facebook page too....

    Beth from Carpe-Beadem.com
    seizethebeads@yahoo.com

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  17. I just posted on our Etsy site...can youtell I really, really eant the tool??? Lol!!!

    Beth from Carpe-Beadem.com

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  18. I love my flush wire-cutter.

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  19. I'm a blog follower with GFC.

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  20. We just added beads of clay blog spot to our web site too.

    Beth from Carpe-beadem.com
    seizethebeads@yahoo.com

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  21. I think I'd have to say that my favorite jewelry making tool is my flush cutters.

    Kelly

    kelly(at)beadativity(dot)com

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  22. I follow the beads of clay blog

    Kelly

    kelly(at)beadativity(dot)com

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  23. My favourite tools are my hands ...without them I wouldn't be able to create anything so they are the most priceless tool I have.

    Thanks for a great giveaway!

    Karyn

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  24. Oh forgot to mention I am a follower of your blog and I also have a link to your blog in my Favourites list.

    Karyn

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  25. Oooh, I've been wanting to get these! My favorite tool right now is probably my shiny new chasing hammer... had no idea how lousy my last one was until I messed with a friend's! My clasps look so much nicer now!

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  26. Also, I've been following via my google reader for a while, but now I am official a "follower" of the blog!

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  27. My favorite tool. That's a hard one! I guess I love my flat nose pliers, I use them like second hands!

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  28. Here is my blog post!
    http://copperdiem.blogspot.com/2010/07/very-cool-tool-giveaway-on-beads-of.html

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  29. Well, it depends on what I am doing! One of my all time favorite tools was a corsage pin...I would string a section of beads for a patter to get a better idea than trying to get them to play nice in a bead board. Also those little bead stoppers are god-sends to me. But right now I am stamping tiny tags with my signature skeleton key stamp (custom made for me from Microstamp 2 years ago) and I am praising the bright orange dead blow hammer that I picked up at Bead & Button. Love it! But I am coveting new pliers and Wubbers would be a great set to try!
    Enjoy the day!
    Erin

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  30. Sounds boring, but I can't live without bead stops - those springy things that keep your beads from slipping off the wire. They've saved me more times than I can count! And I am a follower now!

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  31. I love all of my tools, my dremel, my needle nose pliers........I would love the chance to try out the wubbers.....and would really love the beads, can never have enough!

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  32. My fav tool is my dremel I love that you can do soo much with it.

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  33. I have been wanting such a tool forever but actually never got to buy one. This is really cool, I would love to win it.... Thanks.

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  34. And I am a follower of the blog from now on, too.

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  35. My favorite tool is actually my set of Lindstrom pliers. I got them as a birthday gift (at the time I couldnt afford them, lol) and they are the best pliers ever!

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  36. Just facebooked the giveaway as well!

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  37. My favorite is my Lindstrom pliers. They make wire working easier on my hands.

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  38. Hummmm, trying to figure this one out! LOL I'm going to have to go with my hammers...chasing, texturizing, I just love my hammers! But wait, I've just figured out a torch too, and that's running a quick second...huh.

    Anyway, I'd love to win this fab giveaway! I've just become a follower of the blog too. Thanks!

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  39. Posted on my Facebook. And also on etsy's thread for California
    http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6563153&page=119


    Can you see I want to win??

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  40. One of my splurges on tools was for a Tronex wire cutter, and it is now one of my favorite tools! It is well worth the investment. I have been wanting those Wubber pliers for a long time...hope I win! Thanks for the giveaway!!

    Lisa

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  41. I am now a follower of your blog in Google Reader.

    Lisa

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  42. I vote for my round-nose pliers. These Wubber's would be fun to own!

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  43. I need my hands more than anything! They do everything. Too bad they start to hurt so quickly.

    Second most used... the Kiln! Geting my kiln really changed my life.

    Amy Genz
    Seoul Identity

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  44. I like my crimpers the best because I can use them to pull apart jump rings and fit them together again nicely.

    I thought I was already a follower, but I wasn't. I am now though.

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  45. I posted about your giveaway here:

    http://doreenwilley.blogspot.com/2010/07/giveaway-alert.html

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  46. It's so good to be back to see the Beads of Clay goodies! My favorite tool is my flush cutter. I invested well in them and years later I still get nice cuts. Thanks!
    Jen

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  47. Very nice giveaway! My favorite tool are my round nose pliers.

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  48. I am now a follower of your blog!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  49. Next to my Dremel w/drill press, my favorite tool is my round-nose pliers. I've had my eye on these Wubber pliers for a while.

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  50. I My favorite plyers are Hold-me-tight Rod Holder by graceful customs. It holds the small pieces of rod so you can make a bead with out burning your fingers.

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  51. ps..... I am following your blog!

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  52. I love my chain nose pliers. I have bought several pairs but I think I have finally found a pair I like and they were on sale.
    Shannon
    formysweetdaughter@hotmail.com

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  53. http://www.facebook.com/shannon.chomanczuk
    Just shared on my facebook!
    Pick me, Pick Me!!!

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  54. Oh, yay! My fav would be the dremel, I guess, since I clean all my beads with it!

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  55. I also am already a follower!

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  56. ...and I blogged about your giveaway.

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  57. My favorite tools are my wire mandrels and my cupping block. But thats just this month. Next month? Who knows?

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  58. I joined as a follower and made it public. So this will show up on alll the blogs I belong to. And there are a LOT! Hahaha!

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  59. I posted this on my facebook wall.

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  60. I tweeted this on my twitter page.

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  61. Sixty nine comments, I don't have a snowball's chance, but my favorite tool is a crimping tool

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  62. My favorite tool is the needle nose pliers. Can't work without them. I'd love to try this new tool.

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  63. I just became a follower. Please enter me again. Thanks!

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  64. I blogged about your giveaway on my blog Havanabeads.blogspot.com. Thanks!

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  65. Tweeted - http://twitter.com/Moags_and_Smeet/status/20030761903

    Laura (Moags)
    moags.and.smeet@gmail.com

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  66. My current fav are my bent chain nose pliers - they are indespensible, but the whole "tool box" gets a good workout.

    Laura (Moags)
    moags.and.smeet@gmail.com

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  67. My flat nose pliers is my favorite tool, I think I can do just about anything with it, except cut wire. Thank you for the giveaway, would love to own a Wubber tool!

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  68. My favorite tool has to be my bent nose chain pliers. I love to do chain maille and my bent nose pliers allow me to get into a lot of tight spots.

    I am also a follower of the Beads of Clay blog.

    Thanks!
    Sherry

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  69. My favorite tool is my crimping pliers. But then again I LOVE all my tools :)

    Shirley
    shirlief@gmail.com

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  70. My needle nose pliers of course! But I am always looking for a new fav!

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  71. I don't have a favorite tool because I haven't started yet. I'm a wanna be. I just keep reading great blogs, like yours, and wondering how to get started. This give away would be great to help me get started.

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  72. Hey,
    I published your giveaway on my blog
    http://thingsthatmakemegowhoo.blogspot.com/2010/08/great-giveaway.html

    Shirley
    shirlief@gmail.com

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  73. I'm still using my cheap-o Michael's starter kit tools... so would absolutely love to win these Wubber pliers. I find the round nose pliers my most used tool.

    Fantastic giveaway!!

    jewelsbykat.etsy.com

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  75. I tweeted you as well - shirlief


    shirlief@gmail.com

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  76. What a great giveaway!!
    Favorite? My Lindsrtom round nose plyers! Has been a versatile tool for me for years! I have been looking at these Wubbers ...Wow! Would I love to win these!! :D
    Christine from Ladybrook Designs

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  77. My favorite tools now are the wooden cuticle sticks that I use to create my beads, They're nice and smooth (unlike the bamboo skewers), so they create a smooth, tapered hole in the beads. I also use the other end to create textures and sculpt.

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  78. I am a wire-beginner, so I guess I love the only tool I have by now, my round nose pliers =)

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  79. My favorite tool would have to be my round nosed pliers, but that may change if I win!

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