The basic tool kit shown here includes all the tools you need to make most wirework items, with the addition of a tape measure and a permanent pen.

From left to right they are: round nose pliers, straight nose pliers, wire-cutters, mole grips and bolt cutters. If you only plan to work with thin copper or aluminum wire you only need the first three pairs. Take a look at the next toolkit page for more detailed descriptions of the various types of pliers and cutters.
The tool kit section is in three parts:

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