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  1. Thread: Electroforming

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    Thanks James.

    Thanks James.
  2. Thread: Electroforming

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    Hi I understand what you are telling me but the...

    Hi I understand what you are telling me but the school told us all to carve a ring from wax (they provided the wax ring for us to carve into) and get it electroformed so I did. What came back was a...
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    Thanks Dennis we were told to carve a wax ring...

    Thanks Dennis we were told to carve a wax ring for electroforming, so I did. The school electroformed it. Perhaps I'll carve another ring with less detail, rock formations or something.
  4. Thread: Electroforming

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    Electroforming

    Hi all as part of a mini project into specialist techniques I carved a wax ring and had it electroformed. It was a very detailed carving and when it came back it was very bulky and is now too small...
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    Thank you 😊 a bit of night time reading there for...

    Thank you 😊 a bit of night time reading there for me but what I have read seems to make sense 😊 thanks so much 😊
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    How do I work this out? (casting)

    Hello my current project at uni is multiple production (casting). I've made a piece of jewellery that combines metal and milliput (as per project brief) I now need to get this cast in metal. So how...
  7. Thread: Budget tools

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    Im curious to know why it didn't it tumble...

    Im curious to know why it didn't it tumble before? I've got the same one I think and it works fine for me so far 😊 apart from I have to turn it on first then pop the barrel on otherwise the one...
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    What a beautiful cuff. Stunning!

    What a beautiful cuff. Stunning!
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    Thanks tabby66 and Sue 😊

    Thanks tabby66 and Sue 😊
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    Ok fab thanks 😊

    Ok fab thanks 😊
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    Thanks Enigma 😊

    Thanks Enigma 😊
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    Ah ok thanks Nick. I'm feeling a little...

    Ah ok thanks Nick.

    I'm feeling a little elated today because this morning someone (outside of friends and family) has asked me to make something similar for them in the new year. 😊 hope they...
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    Very Christmassy. Have a good one!

    Very Christmassy. Have a good one!
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    Ha ha Vos I'd be dangerous with those blades ha...

    Ha ha Vos I'd be dangerous with those blades ha ha! I appreciate your comments I'm always learning.

    Thanks Nick I'll look into the dremel.

    I tried to solder the links to the back but kept...
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    Vos that's going to llook amazing when you finish...

    Vos that's going to llook amazing when you finish it :) I have a piece waiting to be riveted together not got around to it yet its been sat in the cupboard in bits since July (!) then I started at...
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    Yeah I thought so too Dennis agreed but sadly I...

    Yeah I thought so too Dennis agreed but sadly I left this too late to do but nothing can stop me from working on this after Xmas! 😊 I want to have a play with making my own chain and I need a torch...
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    Ha ha thanks... I used fabulustre at first but it...

    Ha ha thanks... I used fabulustre at first but it left a funny haze on the silver so I used rouge and yep lovely and shiny finish but has side effects! Ha ha. Might look at menserna is it as good as...
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    Oh how did that happen... That's a pic of me in...

    Oh how did that happen... That's a pic of me in the middle covered in rouge! Ha ha ... Santa's cheeky elves at work me thinks
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    My bird pendants

    Hello
    If you have seen my other threads you may know I've been working on two bird pendants for Xmas gifts... And here they are! Not the best pics I know...
  20. Thread: Tumbler query

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    Thanks everyone what fab advice 😊

    Thanks everyone what fab advice 😊
  21. Thread: Tumbler query

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    Fantastic... I'll do that next time - I've hand...

    Fantastic... I'll do that next time - I've hand polished them now. You guys are so good I really appreciate your help and advice 😊 hopefully one day I will have enough experience to offer others...
  22. Thread: Tumbler query

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    Ah I cant remove the chain I soldered it to the...

    Ah I cant remove the chain I soldered it to the pendant! I'll hand polish slowly... Thanks Dennis.
    Cant get my phone to upload pics.
  23. Thread: Tumbler query

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    Tumbler query

    Hello

    I've spent the day making two necklaces and soldered on a chain (successful with one not the other sigh tomorrow I have to buy more chain) but can I put them in the tumbler? I have a little...
  24. Thread: Swage problems

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    Thanks both. 😊 oh I'm not going to throw him away...

    Thanks both. 😊 oh I'm not going to throw him away now, I'm going to attempt to either fix or remake him over the year 😊 😊
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    That's amazing well done. 😊

    That's amazing well done. 😊
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