Resources for Tinkering are ingots, created by the skill Mining, although wood created by Lumberjacking is also used sometimes, so having both these skill ensures a steady inflow of resources. Tinker's tools are needed for the skill to work in the first place, then the item has to be selected. Last, the type of ore to be used has to be selected.
Listed below are the minimum levels for each type of ore to be used to create items:
|Skill Level||Ores that can be used|
|65||Dull Copper Ore|
|70||Shadow Iron Ore|
Here how to train an aspiring Tinker to quickly get to high levels of skill:
|Skill Level||Items to create|
|0 - 40||Train from Amelia Youngstone in New Haven|
|40 - 45||Scissors|
|45 - 60||Tongs|
|60 - 75||Lockpicks|
|75 - 85||Bracelets|
|85 - 90||Spyglass|
|90 - 95||Rings|
|95 - 100||Scales|
It is also a good idea to do the "The Right Tool for the Job" quest in New Haven in order to get to 50 skill and receive a good toolbox.