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  1. Thread: Jump rings

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    Thanks for the replies!

    Thanks for the replies!
  2. Thread: Jump rings

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    Jump rings

    What are your top tips when coiling and cutting a lot of jump rings?
  3. Thread: Finishing?

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    Thanks all - I am using a Foredom - I used a...

    Thanks all - I am using a Foredom - I used a stiff felt mop and blue and a soft wool mop and white for final finish. Thanks - I tried going both ways for sandpaper. Finishing for me is my least...
  4. Thread: Finishing?

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    Finishing?

    Hi all,

    I spent the day yesterday trying to finish my embossed pendant. The front looks brilliant - lovely mirror shine, as does the sides!

    However, the back is starting to hack me off! For...
  5. Very cute!

    Very cute!
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    Beautiful design - lovely touches and beautiful...

    Beautiful design - lovely touches and beautiful finish.
  7. Thread: Mokume gane

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    Wow this is going to be fantastic when turned...

    Wow this is going to be fantastic when turned into its final state! Brilliant - can't wait to see it.
  8. Thread: Hi! 😊

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    Hello - welcome

    Hello - welcome
  9. Thread: Purple gold

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    Sooooo nice! Shame it's so brittle!

    Sooooo nice! Shame it's so brittle!
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    Welcome! An exciting list! Definitely get a...

    Welcome! An exciting list! Definitely get a Foredom when you can! I love mine. And I love paste too - I'd get easy and hard too.
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    Many thanks all - it's not all textured - it's...

    Many thanks all - it's not all textured - it's patterned in some places and not in others. But thanks will try all the above!

    Can't wait for my radial disks to arrive! :)
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    Thanks - I am just thinking before the mop - it's...

    Thanks - I am just thinking before the mop - it's scratched and needs a "sand" - just don't want to ruin the highs and lows of the pattern! Thanks.
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    With the rolling mill.

    With the rolling mill.
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    Finishing an embossed piece

    Hi,

    Me again with more questions! Let me know when you are bored! Haha!

    I am now onto finishing an embossed piece - a flat pendant with an embossed pattern.

    I am a little unsure of how to...
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    Yes - thank you all who helped :)

    Yes - thank you all who helped :)
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    Just an update: got back to sorting the ring...

    Just an update: got back to sorting the ring today. Went round it with my file and the a mixture of hand and Foredom polishing and it has come up a treat. Have now invested in some radial discs too....
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    On a future note - is there any way of preventing...

    On a future note - is there any way of preventing the cupping?
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    Thanks Dennis - the links do not work presently...

    Thanks Dennis - the links do not work presently (think the site is being worked on) but I realise what the radial disks are - must invest in these!
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    Just as a note - next time I bend a flat piece of...

    Just as a note - next time I bend a flat piece of sheet into a ring - is there anyway of avoiding the cupping? I use a tapered ring mandrel.
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    Thanks! I will have a go!

    Thanks! I will have a go!
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    Many thanks - I will wrap my grades of sand...

    Many thanks - I will wrap my grades of sand papers around my files and give it another bout then! Not sure I really understand the 'science' behind the edges being higher....I will have a look at the...
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    Yes! So, I thought it was fire scale - I pickled...

    Yes! So, I thought it was fire scale - I pickled it and then sanded twice again - all grits, emery and free hand and finished with luxi. Now it looks like that but more silver! What was the problem...
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    Caroline - no obvious it good!! I have tried both...

    Caroline - no obvious it good!! I have tried both - I used emery sticks and tried sanding just with sandpaper on its own - thought my emery sticks might be 'too wide' and that's why they were not...
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    Hi Paul, I have pickled it - in Picklean...

    Hi Paul,

    I have pickled it - in Picklean warmed in a slow cooker. Left it in there for 40 mins or so. Thanks though for the help and advice - all greatly received. Will try the flux idea.
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    Can post photo later but at my day job today....

    Can post photo later but at my day job today. Thanks for the help.
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