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  1. Hi. As Caroline suggests, there are plenty of...

    Hi.
    As Caroline suggests, there are plenty of good tutorials on the web. The two I have found of particular help are from Soham Harrison and Andrew Berry. Google either of those names and there are...
  2. Thread: Hi!

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    Hi James, I was in your situation a year or so...

    Hi James,
    I was in your situation a year or so back and have received kind words and a heap of good advice from the forum. There is a joke to be made in reply to your post about jump rings but I...
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    I bought a 1.5L Daewoo from Robert Dyas for...

    I bought a 1.5L Daewoo from Robert Dyas for £12.00 and it ticks all the boxes. Ian
  4. Thread: Hi all

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    Welcome David, I am a relative newcomer myself to...

    Welcome David, I am a relative newcomer myself to this forum and am also from the same industry (just the other side of the drawing board). You will find friendship and help in all aspects. Ian
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    Fortunately my generation drew with pens but...

    Fortunately my generation drew with pens but AutoCad and similar programs predominate now. Thatís okay but sadly, there is too much evidence of pulling down from standard design detail menus and...
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    I retired last year after practicing architecture...

    I retired last year after practicing architecture for 41 years. It was always said we were frustrated builders. Well, my carpentry is very basic and I don’t enjoy decorating but discovering...
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    Interestingly, the first two Google results for...

    Interestingly, the first two Google results for LEB&B came up with photos of rings, both stated as British. The sites were separate, both dealing in vintage jewellery.
  8. Thread: Work Bench

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    Mandrel vv sizer

    Iíve puzzled over this and have seen YouTubes where a mandrel with sizes on has been used to shape rings. I very nearly bought yet another mandrel but now slide the individual ring size down the...
  9. Thread: Work Bench

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    Rawhide hammer, check. Torch, check. pickle,...

    Rawhide hammer, check. Torch, check. pickle, check. Coffee, check! :-D
    Brilliant set up!!
    Me? Clear the kitchen table, get out the toolbox...
  10. Hi Florence I am in the same boat as you and...

    Hi Florence
    I am in the same boat as you and have had very helpful advice from Dennis and others a few weeks ago (this forum is so good).

    To be honest, I am still undecided which way to jump but...
  11. Hi I started making silver jewellery a...

    Hi
    I started making silver jewellery a relatively short while back and have found this forum brilliant. There is a handful of people who always pop up in the threads with really good advice.

    One...
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    Wow, as a newbie, I had no idea silversmithing...

    Wow, as a newbie, I had no idea silversmithing could be so bizarre! :-)
  13. Thread: Favourite tool

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    Poll: I am relatively new to jewellery making. My...

    I am relatively new to jewellery making. My Cooksongold cooks torch is favourite although the cheese knife comes a very close second. Ian
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    Thanks all for the time and advice. Ian

    Thanks all for the time and advice. Ian
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    Thanks Dennis. I see I have joined a long list of...

    Thanks Dennis. I see I have joined a long list of newbies you have given help to. Your advice is noted and much appreciated. I'm getting there!
    Ian
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    Hi Caroline. From what I can find on the web,...

    Hi Caroline.

    From what I can find on the web, the Foredom SR quick release with a package of mops etc. is £299.99 at Cooksongold and £225 at Cousins. The Foredom K1070 micromotor (without any...
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    Thank you for all your replies - so quick! It is...

    Thank you for all your replies - so quick! It is really difficult knowing which way to turn. The Foredom micromotor is £70 more expensive than the cheapest Foredom SR (Cousins) and doesn't have the...
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    A question that will have been asked before

    Hi. I am a newcomer and have been using a borrowed Dremel. It runs out of puff and I am looking to invest in either a pendant or micro motor. I am fairly familiar with the advantages and...
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