Place the point of the ball where you want the middle of the dimple . Squeeze the plier to create a dimple. The ergonomic design requires little force. The deep jaw allows 3/4" depth. Recommended for soft or annealed metals 24 gauge or lighter and any thickness of metal clay that can fit into the jaws.
Make the dimple on the flat or non-textured side of a metal clay piece for easier drilling.