Search:

Type: Posts; User: china; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds; generated 46 minute(s) ago.

  1. Replies
    3
    Views
    66

    Welcome jay-ell looks as though you are well...

    Welcome jay-ell

    looks as though you are well on you way, plenty of knowledge around hear. Members are not reluctant to share knowledge as is the case some on some other sites.
  2. Replies
    6
    Views
    96

    I used to use Beeswax, and changed to paraffin...

    I used to use Beeswax, and changed to paraffin wax years ago it is less sticky, copper will seem slower to cut if you are used to Sliver
    when I visited Korea a few years ago I was fortunate enough...
  3. I have just been through this ( last Christmas )...

    I have just been through this ( last Christmas ) I made six sapphire rings 5 in Gold and one in Argentium, there really is no simple trick you just need to make however many different sizes you...
  4. Replies
    2
    Views
    87

    Waffle Maker replacement

    Absolutely nothing even related to jewellery, my partner has been infected with Belgian Waffle disease (apparently it is rife in Canada)
    anyway purchased a Cuisinart 4 slice unit, used it once, the...
  5. Replies
    5
    Views
    130

    I am giving my age away now, my niece's grand...

    I am giving my age away now, my niece's grand daughter would love that she has necklace very similar, (she won't take it off ) your piece looks to be a much higher quality, ( had to smooth down the...
  6. Replies
    4
    Views
    131

    Kate, when your kiln is completely coll run your...

    Kate, when your kiln is completely coll run your hand over the inside and see if any thing is flaking off , I am taking a stab in the dark here as it seems as though what ever it is is coming from...
  7. Just to give you an idea of cost I am having one...

    Just to give you an idea of cost I am having one made at Birmingham 80GBP
  8. Replies
    12
    Views
    183

    Ah! stupid stupid me, I thought you were...

    Ah! stupid stupid me, I thought you were referring to the ear posts etc ( as I said mental Block )
  9. Replies
    12
    Views
    183

    Ok I,m having a mental block here someone point...

    Ok I,m having a mental block here someone point me to normal discs and flat ones plus colours?
  10. Replies
    12
    Views
    183

    I have used the Boric acid Alcohol mix quite...

    I have used the Boric acid Alcohol mix quite successfully, although in saying that I use it as more of a insurance just to be sure, one thing to remember is fire scale is very often a result of over...
  11. Replies
    4
    Views
    131

    I have never used that brand only ever use...

    I have never used that brand only ever use Thomson, and my technique is clearly much more agricultural than yours ( I only use a torch ) are you using a fine sieve to get consistent size in the...
  12. Replies
    11
    Views
    249

    What size bullet would be heavy are you meaning...

    What size bullet would be heavy are you meaning assembled bullet or jut the projectile, very common to complete all the soldering then copper plate it,
    or make the bullet from silver or gold I have...
  13. Thread: Storms

    by china
    Replies
    2
    Views
    101

    Storms

    Been getting the news reports from UK about severe storms and flooding, I hope none of our members are being impacted,

    Bob
  14. As Peter said may as well just make them, you...

    As Peter said may as well just make them, you will have straight away and they will be better quality, you don't need to cast them you could make basket settings, I do this much more often these days...
  15. You could try https://www.bettsmetalsales.com/

    You could try https://www.bettsmetalsales.com/
  16. Thread: New things

    by china
    Replies
    5
    Views
    202

    Nice work Deb does not look like the little...

    Nice work Deb does not look like the little hiatus has had any detrimental effects ( wish I had a $1 for every piece of Opal I have cracked over the years )
  17. Replies
    5
    Views
    233

    You beat me to it Dennis

    You beat me to it Dennis
  18. Replies
    5
    Views
    233

    Not too many easy ways with jewellery although it...

    Not too many easy ways with jewellery although it becomes easy after a lot of practice and mistakes,
    sounds like you are not annealing correctly if properly annealed Silver wire becomes soft almost...
  19. Thread: Cord end caps

    by china
    Replies
    11
    Views
    303

    Just in the last fortnight I purchased a box...

    Just in the last fortnight I purchased a box hinge, with the idea of having it rose gold plated, well when it arrived it was not up to my expectations so I am going to make it myself, some times
    I...
  20. Replies
    6
    Views
    214

    To answer all your questions, polishing then...

    To answer all your questions, polishing then cleaning i.e, cleaning off the residual polish is the final operation, it will be obvious if you anneal a piece after polishing that you will have to re...
  21. Thread: Cord end caps

    by china
    Replies
    11
    Views
    303

    Some things are like that you thick they are so...

    Some things are like that you thick they are so popular but no one seems to have them, also you can buy items that look good and when you get them they go straight in with your melt down scrap
  22. Thread: Cord end caps

    by china
    Replies
    11
    Views
    303

    I went through this a couple of years ago ended...

    I went through this a couple of years ago ended up making them myself.
  23. Replies
    13
    Views
    425

    Check Foredom I just replaced the circuit board...

    Check Foredom I just replaced the circuit board in mine $48 US
  24. Replies
    27
    Views
    597

    Dennis I tried it again and all seems well (...

    Dennis I tried it again and all seems well ( internet gremlins having fun)
  25. Replies
    7
    Views
    236

    Yes I have seen many rose gold rings soldered...

    Yes I have seen many rose gold rings soldered with yellow gold, it seems to be the accepted method, with a plain band you can't modify so you are stuck with it, the ring I am making can be modified...
Results 1 to 25 of 496
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4