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    I use a 2 LB brass hammer for mine, which works...

    I use a 2 LB brass hammer for mine, which works for me. I've only ever let my OH use it once, when he broke the adjustment thingie in the middle and had to send off to the US for a replacement. ...
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    I use my platinol all the time. If you are...

    I use my platinol all the time. If you are worried, then use a mask and wear some gloves. They are covering themselves with having the 'may case damage' signs written on stuff and I just use common...
  3. Thread: Wire guards

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    I really like your toggle clasp Shena, but think...

    I really like your toggle clasp Shena, but think you've hit the nail on the head that the toggle might be a little too oversized though.

    Having said that, your toggle is diffierent and different...
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    They are lovely Shena and I'd happily wear them! ...

    They are lovely Shena and I'd happily wear them! I'm liking your style and just need to discover mine.
  5. Thread: New toy

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    Fabulous Bob. The best bit is if anything needs...

    Fabulous Bob. The best bit is if anything needs sorting, you made it, so you can change it to suit your needs! I especially like the turning handle at the top, which looks rather stylish.
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    I'd say they are definitely worth buying and use...

    I'd say they are definitely worth buying and use both my 3" and 6" regularly.
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    Another vote for a refund. Mine are Moore &...

    Another vote for a refund. Mine are Moore & Wright and I've had them a few years. I can't remember where I got mine, but have just found these... ...
  8. Thread: Torch choice

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    Or lighting an open fire...:-D

    Or lighting an open fire...:-D
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    Hi Caro, Glad you're happy with your Sievert. ...

    Hi Caro,
    Glad you're happy with your Sievert. Don't get rid of the micro torch, its always useful as a backup ;)
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    Tuffnell Glass are recommended for OxyCons, plus...

    Tuffnell Glass are recommended for OxyCons, plus they do refurbished ones and you can discuss with them your set up, so they can supply the correct bits for the job. ...
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    Yes it is Caro, that's why I suggested it, as it...

    Yes it is Caro, that's why I suggested it, as it doesn't require any extra setting up and you don't have massive tanks around either. I think its a good half way house. Its not the same as the one...
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    Hi Caro, I've got the same torch as you and...

    Hi Caro,

    I've got the same torch as you and its perfect for small jobs, but not so great for larger jobs. I've also got the plumbers torch, but as you say its all puff and no real heat!

    I'm...
  13. Thread: 'Made' Online

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    You are so right Dennis. Online is ok, but...

    You are so right Dennis. Online is ok, but seeing jewellery and maker in the flesh is always better. xx
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    All That Glitters 8pm BBC2 Tonight

    Its on, I'm recording it, is anyone else going to be watching??

    Shaun Leane is one of the judges and I can't wait to see what is made and how.
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    Thanks for posting the link Dennis; I had a quick...

    Thanks for posting the link Dennis; I had a quick look and there were a few interesting designs. How do you think it compares to previous years?
  16. Why don't you have a go at the processes involved...

    Why don't you have a go at the processes involved by making it in copper first, setting a cz? You can make as many mistakes as you like and its far better to make them on copper with a cz than with...
  17. Thread: Brooch Pin

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    That's lovely Sheena and well worth the wait! ...

    That's lovely Sheena and well worth the wait! You must be really chuffed with all that work and also that your eyes are ok too.
  18. Thread: soldering mitres

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    Your boxes are beautiful Theresa and I'd happily...

    Your boxes are beautiful Theresa and I'd happily buy one. I like the addition of the stone on the top, which imo makes them even more desirable.
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    My favourite is the top right ring. Gorgeous!

    My favourite is the top right ring. Gorgeous!
  20. Thread: Wax carving

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    I agree with Sheena Caroline, maybe have a go at...

    I agree with Sheena Caroline, maybe have a go at something new that you know you can easily achieve. Maybe have a workshop tidy? I find that really theraputic when I can't seem to get anywhere with...
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    I regularly saw tiny things and use a hoover tube...

    I regularly saw tiny things and use a hoover tube suspended above what I'm sawing, which removes the 'dust', so I can see where I'm sawing. If the hoover tube isn't suitable for the situation, use...
  22. Thread: Caddy Spoon

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    That is exquisite Alastair. Even though you...

    That is exquisite Alastair. Even though you don't want to sell it, I'd definitely be having it hallmarked, but would have it on the reverse of the 'handle' area if I had made it. I do like the idea...
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    Stephen Goldsmith mentions in his book Polishing...

    Stephen Goldsmith mentions in his book Polishing and Finishing for Jewellers and Silversmiths that you use a spoonful of powder mixed with clean water and shot in the barrel. Fill the barrel half...
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    I know others will disagree, but in Stephen...

    I know others will disagree, but in Stephen Goldsmiths book he mentions that round barrels/tumblers are for polishing stones. The ones he recommend have flat sides with vanes inside. Here's a link...
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    I use Town Talk silver cloths and find they bring...

    I use Town Talk silver cloths and find they bring things up to a good shine. If using washing up liquid, I always use a good quality one, rather than a cheappie.
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