The ideal Crafted Findings rivet length is approximately 1mm (1/32" - 1/16") longer than the total thickness of the pieces you are riveting. If in doubt (textured metal, imprecise measurements, etc.), it's generally best to go for a rivet that is a bit too long. Rivet assortments are a great way to get started, then follow up by ordering specific lengths as needed.
This reference chart is a rough guide to help you decide which rivet lengths are likely to work best for new projects.
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Assortment of Crafted Findings 1/16" diameter brass eyelets for metalworking. Mix includes 1/16", 3/32", 1/8", 5/32", 3/16" and 7/32" long. 120 pieces. These are designed for use with the Crafted Findings riveting system tools, but can also be easily set by hand. Questions about setting eyelets? Check out the Riveting 101 link in the Related Products tab, or call our friendly sales staff at 1-800-366-2156, or email us.