This heavy-duty steel dapping block features 27 half-sphere depressions ranging from 2 to 24 mm in diameter. Invaluable to beginning and seasoned jewelers alike, this tool will shape metal to a variety of dome sizes for pendants, bead caps, and more elaborate designs. Block can be used with metal dapping punches or a ball pein hammer.
In order to prevent rust, the dapping block is lightly coated with oil. Simply wipe down with a dry paper towel or rag before using. (Avoid wiping with anything wet - water will cause block to rust.)