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    I haven't really made any full pieces yet i'm...

    I haven't really made any full pieces yet i'm just playing around trying different techniques, i need to master the soldering to make what i had in mind at the start off this.

    Lee
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    Joe Maybe not inches thick in tools but it is...

    Joe
    Maybe not inches thick in tools but it is already covered in bits and bobs looks like i've been working on it for ages, its supposed to keep by bits together but i've already lost a set of...
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    The YCB arm is my sons digger he was helping with...

    The YCB arm is my sons digger he was helping with the work.
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    My Homemade Bench

    Just thought i would post these images of the bench i made today, maybe with 18mm mdf top and 45mm planed timber.
    Made lots of storage holes just need some tools to fill them.
    I haven't fitted the...
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    Thanks for the replies the flux i have is normal...

    Thanks for the replies
    the flux i have is normal solder flux, is there any other to use the easy flo seems expensive at 20 for a small tub.

    Lee
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    Thanks for the comments. I want to solder a...

    Thanks for the comments.
    I want to solder a earing bar onto the a silver square but before doing it on the item i have been trying on another piece.
    I have a flat piece of silver which i heat up...
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    Soldering Nightmare

    Hi All
    This soldering will be the death of me.
    Sometimes it melts straight away and other times i'm there for ages and it just doesn't melt it burns up black, and also looks like the silver is...
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    Thanks I will post some pictures when it's...

    Thanks
    I will post some pictures when it's finished
    Lee
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    Fitting Bench Peg

    Hi
    I want to make a new bench with the half circle cut out, How do the bench pegs fit into the top or is it easier to get an clamp anvil.

    thanks
    Lee
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    Thought i would have a play around with the...

    Thought i would have a play around with the solder today and i couldn't get it to melt , how long do i need to heat it for?
    I had a go with some silver wire and it melted within seconds.
    Lee
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    Thanks for all the replies I didn't think this...

    Thanks for all the replies
    I didn't think this was such a hard task, maybe i'll try something a bit easier for my first soldering job.
    Thanks
    I will post some pics when i've tried it.
    Lee
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    Hi Thanks for the replies i was going to use...

    Hi Thanks for the replies
    i was going to use silver solder is this ok?
    can't i put the solder on the gold then stick it to the silver while the solder is still molten?
    Lee
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    James So when the solder is melted onto the gold...

    James
    So when the solder is melted onto the gold will it not fall off when i turn the gold over to stick it down?
    Sorry if these are real stupid questions.
    Lee
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    Gold on Silver

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    I want to solder a small flat bit of gold about 3mm sq onto a 10mm sq flat silver
    can i put the solder onto the silver melt it then just place the gold on top? this is my first try at...
  15. Thread: At The Bench

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    At The Bench

    Hi
    Is anyone a paid member to this website and is it worth the monthly costs, the freeviews look ok and have seen Andrew on you tube.
    Thanks
    Lee
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    Forgot to say i wanted the shiny side to have a...

    Forgot to say i wanted the shiny side to have a light hammered texture.

    Lee
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    Hi Dennis Its a flat long piece...

    Hi Dennis
    Its a flat long piece about 3mm x 50mm i was planning on twisting it into a spiral to make earrings, was going to have one side matt and the other shiny.
    Yes you are...
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    Finishing Silver

    Hi
    I have flattened some wire and want to make the surface shiny what is the best method of doing this?

    Thanks
    Lee
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    Thanks for the reply seems to make sense now,...

    Thanks for the reply
    seems to make sense now, i'll give it a try.
    Cheers
    Lee
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    Hi Thanks for the reply, how would that work on...

    Hi
    Thanks for the reply, how would that work on a flat band type ring ? if i push metal around the stone surely it will distort the flat ring surface.
    Lee
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    Stone setting

    Hi all
    This is my first post on here and i'm new to jewellery making so be gentle.
    I want to make a ring like a wedding band with stones set into it, what is the best way to fit and secure...
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