Cleaning Your Rolling Mill

Find out how to easily clean your rolling mill in this free video tutorial

About the Tutorial

A jeweller's rolling mill is usually one of their most precious pieces of equipment, and if looked after properly a good quality mill such as a Durston or a Pepe will last you a lifetime.

Watch this short video and learn how to easily clean your mill - and make it part of your weekly workshop routine!

This video class is just one in a collection of free tutorials. You can enrol on each one individually or enrol on the whole bundle so that you don't miss out on new classes!

Tools and Materials

To clean my rolling mill I used:
* chrome clearner from my local car suppliers shop (Halfords for those of you UK based)
* a piece of paper towlel to apply the chrome cleaner
* very fine wet and dry emery paper (1200 grade)
* cleaning cloth
* wooden dowel slightly shorter than the width of your rollers

Course Curriculum



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Alfi Elden

Cleaning My Rolling Mill

Very helpful instructions, clear video showing simple and effective steps to ensure that the rollers are kept smooth and clean. Thank you...

2 years ago

Joanne Tinley

Tutor and Founder of The Jeweller's Bench

The Jeweller's Bench is run by Joanne Tinley. She has been making her own jewellery for as long as she can remember and left her first career as a school teacher to set up business as a  jewellery designer and tutor nearly 20 years ago. She is
self-taught and like many people started with wire and beads. Learning how to solder, however, opened up a whole new world of jewellery making,  one that she is keen to share!