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    Thanks,however wldnt think the material wld...

    Thanks,however wldnt think the material wld withstand high kiln temps and keep shape.
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    I wasn't implying otherwise, I'm sure he does...

    I wasn't implying otherwise, I'm sure he does have decades of experience, I just meant that the set up I could see in the pic was one I already had and needed a larger area. As I said above, I may...
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    Great workstation, well jealous !! Yeah I...

    Great workstation, well jealous !! Yeah I already have a soldering block which is size of your tile, however, need an annealing pan so that I can heat quite large and long pieces of sheet copper....
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    Hmmmm ! As ever, not a lot in the UK that I can...

    Hmmmm ! As ever, not a lot in the UK that I can see, the 6 I've looked at have been US. May try using a baking tin filled with pumice ?
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    Thank you very much :Y:

    Thank you very much :Y:
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    ID of heating tray please ?

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    I'm beginning cuff and bangle making when I get back from hols. Will be copper and silver. I have a soldering tile, however, thinking the following set up looks ideal, but don't know what it's...
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    Jump rings maybe ?

    Jump rings maybe ?
  8. Thanx very much Peter. Will probably try the...

    Thanx very much Peter. Will probably try the piercing saw then as you've said blades are cheap. Having looked, seems to be a massive array of them out there, bit daunting. Wld probably go for a...
  9. Cutting Silver/copper. Piercing saw or ringsaw ?

    I've decided to venture into copper and silver cuffs. Confusing array of piercing saws/blades and looks like weeks of breaking blades before I get the hand of it, from what I've read so far. I have...
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    Yeah been googling all morning, to no avail. ...

    Yeah been googling all morning, to no avail. Aware of shrinkage as use PMC quite a lot. Shame no UK market, cld always order american and adapt size with my conversion chart, however, seems too...
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    Yes, but even finding a stockist is a start :/

    Yes, but even finding a stockist is a start :/
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    PMC Ring Moulds

    Morning everyone :)

    Been trawling the net for somewhere I can buy full-ring moulds for PMC. Can only seem to find american stockists and hoping some place surely sells them in the UK ? Just...
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    Thanx Caroline, it is a lot more solid behind. I...

    Thanx Caroline, it is a lot more solid behind. I have a substantial length going down behind the cabochon. I attach bails using a specialist epoxy and have tried to prise a bail off to test, didn't...
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    Thanks Caroline, here's one I made out of 2mm...

    Thanks Caroline, here's one I made out of 2mm sterling silver wire. Hard work and impossible now I'm just getting over a dislocated shoulder ................ 6688
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    Ah, they have the lip on, wanted the flat base. ...

    Ah, they have the lip on, wanted the flat base. Found an ebay place for them, but can't find any sterling silver. Thanks for you help :)
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    Bracelet & Ring Blanks for cabochon

    I've been searching for bracelet and rings that have flat pads, I want to use them to attach dichroic glass cabochons to. Can find lots of american firms and the ever expensive Etsy, however, not...
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    To be honest Dennis, once the bail is glued onto...

    To be honest Dennis, once the bail is glued onto the back of the glass with epoxy, it's impossible to get off. I love working with copper, but despite wax, it does tarnish a lot quicker than silver...
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    I've made small, medium and large dichroic glass...

    I've made small, medium and large dichroic glass pendants. One of the large ones I drilled a hole into the glass and have attached a sterling silver jump ring, it looks really nice as the pendant is...
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    making bails from sheet ?

    I've made a few st silver bails with 2mm wire, annealed, hammered and twisted over to make tube at the top. I'm beginning to wonder whether I'm better off using sheet st silver ? I know I would...
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    Thanx everyone for the advice.

    Thanx everyone for the advice.
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    I applied to join Frit forum after your post,...

    I applied to join Frit forum after your post, however, there's been no confirmation email returned by admin. Therefore can't post sadly.
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    Dremel diamond drill bit

    Having finally, mostly, perfected the dichroic glass fusing, to a point where I actually have pieces !!!!!! I'm now ready to mount a few. I've glued on a bail, used superglue as there were so many...
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    Yes I have a tumbler, wasn't sure whether the pmc...

    Yes I have a tumbler, wasn't sure whether the pmc finished product could go in, so that's really helpful thank you.
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    Quick replies, thank you both very much :ta: ...

    Quick replies, thank you both very much :ta: Will look up the links.
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    kiln enamelling pmc and fusing glass

    I'm probably getting my kiln today. Have decided on the Paragon SC2. I'm struggling to find enamel, mainly due to ignorance. I saw a vid on wet packing and that looks to be what I'd like to do,...
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