How to use a coil winder to produce wire coils for cutting into chain maille jump rings.
There are a number of winders on the market thst use a drill chuck to hold the jump ring mandrel.
They are simple to use, the mandrel is placed in the jaws and tightened.
With slotted mandrels the wire is placed in the slot and as the handle is turned the coil will be wound.
If the mandrel has no slot, hold the wire in the jaws with the mandrel, as you begin to turn the handle the coil will be wound away from the chuck and towards the end of the mandrel.
Wind slowly letting the wire run across the ball of your thumb keeping pressure on, wind the handle and making sure that the coils do not spread apart.