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    Case solved. Still suitable for growing parsley...

    Case solved. Still suitable for growing parsley on your window sill I guess. Dennis.
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    These are what I had in mind:...

    These are what I had in mind: https://www.cooksongold.com/Beads/Sterling-Silver-Beads-Plain-Round--4mm-Pack-of-20-2-Hole-Bead-prcode-NVQ-D04X&query=two%20hole%20silver%20beads&channel=uk

    Your...
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    I would start with a sturdy loose chain, such as...

    I would start with a sturdy loose chain, such as Cooksons Prince of Wales rope. Then choose some two-hole silver beads, enlarging the holes if necessary, and add them at measured intervals. They can...
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    The short answer is yes, just fine if the back is...

    The short answer is yes, just fine if the back is flat or convex. If the back needs filling in you can use molten wax, for instance dripped from a candle, BluTack, Fimo, or anything else you have....
  5. Thread: bespoke price

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    Hi Gina, If you read through this thread, you...

    Hi Gina, If you read through this thread, you will get some ideas on pricing.
    https://www.cooksongold.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4806 Dennis.
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    Yes, I've tried that. it works a treat. Bury it...

    Yes, I've tried that. it works a treat. Bury it half way with its bezel, in some thermosetting plastic, and set that side. Then undo and turn over for the same again. Dennis.
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    Hi Steve, and welcome to the forum. Yes, it's...

    Hi Steve, and welcome to the forum.
    Yes, it's best not to part with your master without back up, partly because it can get lost in transit, and partly because casters a prone to occasional mishaps....
  8. Poor George. I hate anything to do with building...

    Poor George. I hate anything to do with building work. Dennis.
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    There,s no need even to do that, Wendy. You can...

    There,s no need even to do that, Wendy. You can buy solder in wire form and just get a few mm. Dennis.
  10. Itís No Good Crying Over Spilt Jump Rings.

    I donít make many jump rings, and those left over go into my special box. They mount up and get disorganised from searching for the perfect pair next time. Often I give up and make even more.
    Today...
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    Thank you Karen. I was very pleased to do some...

    Thank you Karen. I was very pleased to do some metal work again. Dennis.
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    That's beautiful high end jewellery, Alastair....

    That's beautiful high end jewellery, Alastair. You can be well pleased with that. Dennis.
  13. Thread: Hello!

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    Emma, people buy loads of tools and then never...

    Emma, people buy loads of tools and then never use them. I recommend that you set yourself a specific project and then buy only the tools needed for that.
    Welcome to the forum, Dennis.
  14. Thread: For beginners

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    I don't think that the size of the stone would...

    I don't think that the size of the stone would limit you on a flat, deep surface, but setting could become long winded and tedious.

    It seems to me that you would benefit from a Foredom with a...
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    Thank you George. I was worried about it getting...

    Thank you George. I was worried about it getting too clunky, but it does look OK on. Dennis.
  16. Thread: For beginners

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    Most jewellery uses sheet no more than 2.0mm...

    Most jewellery uses sheet no more than 2.0mm thick, or has a patch added at the back to accommodate the stone without it poking through. Stones of 4.0mm and more would become increasingly vulnerable...
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    I wonder whether that happened to some of those...

    I wonder whether that happened to some of those those Fimo beads they used to sell at craft fairs, Caroline.

    Thank you Jules. I was getting a bit bored with plain acrylics and rather enjoyed the...
  18. Thread: For beginners

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    Yes I watched the flush setting video Bob and it...

    Yes I watched the flush setting video Bob and it is very skilfully done. Dead easy in fact until you first try it. Dennis.
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    Thank you everyone for your kind comments. The...

    Thank you everyone for your kind comments.
    The glue is Tensol 70, which is a clear treacle like liquid, with a catalyst to harden it. The nuisance is that you need a drug dealers balance to weigh...
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    An Acrylic Cuff With Hinge And Catch.

    Acrylic sheet is fun to bend. You can just put it on a baking sheet in your home oven at 165įC and within minutes it can be formed around a mandrel, wearing thick gloves of course.

    It takes a bit...
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    Also spend some time on more research, for...

    Also spend some time on more research, for instance here:...
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    There is also Cool Morph which requires less...

    There is also Cool Morph which requires less heat.
    https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=polymorph+and+coolmorph Dennis.
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    I've looked at the video now, and it really is...

    I've looked at the video now, and it really is about soft solder. Sorry I doubted you Em.

    The problem is that soft solder seriously disrupts precious metals and for those who use silver there is...
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    The wife lost her last one on the beach. I'll...

    The wife lost her last one on the beach. I'll have to ask her.
  25. Thread: Issue soldering

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    Yes josef has given you the answer. If you are...

    Yes josef has given you the answer.
    If you are using a mini torch, then the silver will remain too cool for the solder to flow, so it simply forms a ball. Dennis.
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