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  • markmalta@hotmail.com's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:57 PM
    Thank you! This is so helpful! Seem I would have to delegate someone to do the egg shape for me and I will concentrate on the filigree part of the...
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  • alastairduncan's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:47 AM
    alastairduncan replied to a thread Egg shape in Question Time
    Here is a further video of a spoon being forged and stamped. He uses tin instead of lead that the old spoonies used to use. You should be able to see...
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  • alastairduncan's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:05 AM
    alastairduncan replied to a thread Egg shape in Question Time
    Spinning requires some heavy duty equipment. There are some significant forces produced. The pushers are large and fit under the arm so that you can...
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  • china's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:21 AM
    china replied to a thread Egg shape in Question Time
    I could not find anything on eggs although this is the same procedure https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qdk9Qot7B_A
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  • markmalta@hotmail.com's Avatar
    18-01-2022, 03:17 PM
    Will contact James for some tips! ;) The acyrcillic idea popped in my had, as well as 3d printed and press form it.. loads of ideas! :D
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  • markmalta@hotmail.com's Avatar
    18-01-2022, 03:16 PM
    Got a normal lathe at work.. maybe I can try on that!! :D
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  • Dennis's Avatar
    18-01-2022, 10:24 AM
    Dennis replied to a thread Egg shape in Question Time
    That said, you will always need to make the hollow shell in two parts, and for most methods it will be easier to make two identical vertical halves,...
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  • china's Avatar
    18-01-2022, 04:30 AM
    china replied to a thread Egg shape in Question Time
    If you have the equipment "spinning" would be a very simple method, metal spinning is used is quite a few workshops to make hollow forms from all...
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  • Dennis's Avatar
    17-01-2022, 09:13 PM
    Dennis replied to a thread Egg shape in Question Time
    Our member James Miller has made lots of eggs. He might not see you here, but if you find him on twitter he will help you. ...
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  • markmalta@hotmail.com's Avatar
    17-01-2022, 09:12 PM
    this sounds interesting too! hmm!!
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  • markmalta@hotmail.com's Avatar
    17-01-2022, 09:11 PM
    Basically have a flat sterling silver sheet, and with a huge burnished push it to shape while on a lathe :D
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  • josef1's Avatar
    17-01-2022, 08:51 PM
    josef1 replied to a thread Egg shape in Question Time
    You could cast it in silver. Maybe pour molten jewellers wax over half an egg then have a couple of them cast and solder together . You could cut a...
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  • Ruedeleglise's Avatar
    17-01-2022, 08:25 PM
    Ruedeleglise replied to a thread Egg shape in Question Time
    Sounds intriguing, but could you expand on the wooden half egg / spinning with annealing………. David Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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  • markmalta@hotmail.com's Avatar
    17-01-2022, 08:03 PM
    Dear all, I need some tips/expertise! I have a project which I want to tackle :) Basically, I want to make an egg.. hollow in sterling silver!...
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  • CJ57's Avatar
    13-01-2022, 09:01 PM
    I should check my spelling before I press send. Who knows Dennis. The poor woman had tape measures and bits of wire wrapped round her ‘wide’ hand,...
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  • Dennis's Avatar
    13-01-2022, 08:44 PM
    Quote It might be grounds for divorce in the USA Caroline, and you would be an expert witness. Nil Carborundum. Happy New Year, Dennis.
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  • CJ57's Avatar
    13-01-2022, 11:45 AM
    Thanks Theresa I’ve taken a screen shot for future reference. He send to think I should know if the difference between the width of her hand and...
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  • theresa's Avatar
    13-01-2022, 11:34 AM
    Hi Caroline, came across your post and thought I would add something. I have made quite a few of these cuffs and rule of thumb: soft tape measure...
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  • ps_bond's Avatar
    12-01-2022, 09:18 PM
    That and Muggis2003 hasn't been on here since 2020.
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  • Dennis's Avatar
    12-01-2022, 08:12 PM
    No hope of a reply. That was 3 years ago.
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  • pearlescence's Avatar
    12-01-2022, 03:44 PM
    pearlescence replied to a thread Pearls in Question Time
    Thanks :">
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  • hjj's Avatar
    12-01-2022, 02:46 PM
    Hey, I was wondering how you got on with the machine? I recently got one and currently figuring out my media & process times. H
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