The more advanced processes of meta work, such as delicate embossing chasing, and enamelling, require an extensive outfit, but a great deal that is very decorative can be done with a very small equipment The following is a list of the necessary tools: -

Small pair of metal shears.

Round-faced steel hammer, medium size.

Hard-wood mallet.

Round file.

Round pliers.

Flat pliers.

Medium wood rough file.

Small rivet set.

Nail set.

The materials that will be required are: -

A metal vice.

Several sheets of fine emery-paper.

Several sheets of brass.

Several sheets of copper.

Several sizes of wire nails. Metal block for riveting. Hard-wood block. Soft-wood block.