To Fasten Two Pieces Of Brace Wire Without The Use Of Tie Wire

Hold the strand of wire against the wire to which it is to be fastened,

at right angles to it, with about two and one-half or three inches

extending beyond the point at which the twist is to be made. Press the

end straight backward, close to and parallel with the other end of the

wire. The end should pass once and a half around. Use the jaws of the

pliers to press parallel wires in the twist together, and to tighten the

twist. Cut the end off close and use the pliers to press the end down