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    Could you cast them?

    Could you cast them?
  2. In your flex shaft place 2 sandpaper discs with...

    In your flex shaft place 2 sandpaper discs with backs facing each other, therefore sand side facing top and bottom. Slide the discs inside the cut edges and spin your flex shaft slowly, this will...
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    The video looks amazing, would you be willing to...

    The video looks amazing, would you be willing to share how you went about making the magnetic polisher please? I love tool hacks.
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    Hi and well done with the casting and especially...

    Hi and well done with the casting and especially drilling the hole through. As a tip for next time, if you can position a wooden dowel through the hole of the master when filling with sand and...
  5. Carat of gold plating? thickness of the plating?...

    Carat of gold plating? thickness of the plating? silver tarnish coming through? probably reaction to the packaging, I know the dies used in foam inserts causes tarnish, and glue used in boxes causes...
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    Before making the investment and if you are...

    Before making the investment and if you are wanting a quality ultrasonic, it is a real investment. Following on from what Dennis suggests; I often still turn to my old electric tooth brush, you can...
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    Thanks Caroline, Chocolate makes everywhere a...

    Thanks Caroline,
    Chocolate makes everywhere a better place. I know in the past you have mentioned that you wanted the hammer piece with the Foredom. I have this week found a second hand...
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    Can you expand on why the Foredom micromotor does...

    Can you expand on why the Foredom micromotor does not meet your needs? I am still looking for a micromotor and interested in the Foredom.
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    I have also been known to use the hotgun glue for...

    I have also been known to use the hotgun glue for similar jobs.
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    Let us know if this helps, it will be useful for...

    Let us know if this helps, it will be useful for others in the future as we build upon the wealth of knowledge already here.
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    Hi Jack, I am no expert here, but is seems you...

    Hi Jack,
    I am no expert here, but is seems you are probably burning the counter as you self diagnose. Enamelling is a process that requires patience and much trial and error. Take your time to...
  12. I have made an extractor system using an old...

    I have made an extractor system using an old vacuum cleaner attached to a cyclone and a sealed bucket, it is not perfect but it has greatly reduced the mess around my polishing area.
  13. Hi Dennis, I can confirm that my 40 Euro draw...

    Hi Dennis,

    I can confirm that my 40 Euro draw bench is still working better than I could ever imagined...I love our hacks.
  14. Depending on what it is you want to make, make...

    Depending on what it is you want to make, make your own gold alloy from pure gold and perhaps pure silver or pure copper, you will find recipes online then you know the composition is free from...
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    Well we have shops open so far, (expecting non...

    Well we have shops open so far, (expecting non necessary shops to be regulated soon) but not much else here in NL. Since Sunday no bars, restaurants, schools, cinemas, theatres, but for me the...
  16. I use an old roasting tin

    I use an old roasting tin
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    3D Printer - Register your help

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe015Ylohgm7hE5lRsekdK01_OqElYeSAzqyHx7HbOmrJ_MjQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR1vTX7tAAtMc0afcBFGH18xxbjWwSNMb8Mhz0M_vNGleuF9_3-SeI2KZOU

    Hi guys, if you have a 3D...
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    To transfer an image via any method it needs to...

    To transfer an image via any method it needs to be touching the metal you are transferring to. If the metal is reticulated, the fact that it is not flat plate it will be almost impossible to transfer...
  19. Thread: Gold plating?

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    I purchase sulphuric by the litre from a garage...

    I purchase sulphuric by the litre from a garage supplier. I have no idea how easy it is to get hold of in UK.
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    Hi LennieK, Welcome to the forum. I completed my...

    Hi LennieK,
    Welcome to the forum. I completed my training in the same way as you, taking all the classes of a Jewellery design and manufacture degree on a part time basis so I fully understand your...
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    Thanks Dennis, the consensus appears to be 300...

    Thanks Dennis, the consensus appears to be 300 degrees in the oven for about an hour to drive out moisture then coated with borax.

    Cheers.
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    Pretreatment of a graphite crucible

    Morning all.
    I have a inherited an electric furnace for melting metals. I have had it safety tested and purchased some new graphite crucibles for its use. Question, do I pretreat the graphite...
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    Brilliant Hack...

    Brilliant Hack...
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    Jeez I hope I don't have to learn everything the...

    Jeez I hope I don't have to learn everything the hard way! But, as my Dad used to say " if you're learning from a mistake, it was a mistake worth making" (or words to that effect) xx[/QUOTE]
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    Hi, I do not have the book, but Stephen...

    Hi,
    I do not have the book, but Stephen Goldsmith is world renowned ....so maybe worth a read of the new book? I am sure it is available at the usual suspect sites, but as I'm not a fan of them I...
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