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    When I use mine I pour boiling water over the two...

    When I use mine I pour boiling water over the two lids. The first one goes on and the air can be expelled by pressing down on the second as it slips over.What I have just started to do is hold the...
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    "the ballast went troppo" ha ha ha ! I know what...

    "the ballast went troppo" ha ha ha !
    I know what you mean mate.
    Does everyone?
    Nick
  3. Thread: Gold earrings

    by NickD
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    Very nice Theresa. Your friend should be...

    Very nice Theresa. Your friend should be delighted with those.
    I've only used gold once, 18ct for a bezel, and I have the residual dust safely tucked away too!
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    What a great idea Theresa! Thanks.I'm planning on...

    What a great idea Theresa! Thanks.I'm planning on 5mm peridots.
    Nick
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    Yes, that's the one. Thanks v much . I knew I'd...

    Yes, that's the one.
    Thanks v much . I knew I'd seen the name swhere Mizgeorge.
    Thanks too Dennis. I think what I.ll do now though is as Dennis suggests,make a standard bezel setting and then cut...
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    Nice necklace Dennis but I'm thinking of sth like...

    Nice necklace Dennis but I'm thinking of sth like an aspirin shaped stone with the bezel around the edge , so in effect you can see "through" the gem.
    Nick
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    What is it I want to make?

    I want to make a chain with probably peridot gems spread along the circumference.
    My plan is to wrap a bezel around the edge of a tablet shaped stone with jumprings attached, but what is this...
  8. Thread: Drilling bronze

    by NickD
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    Diamond tip bit ? I'd just go and ask in a tool...

    Diamond tip bit ?
    I'd just go and ask in a tool shop Sheen. They know their (bronze) onions.
    Nick.
    It shouldn't break the bank.
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    Ah yes. Thanks Dennis. I've got one but still...

    Ah yes. Thanks Dennis. I've got one but still can't think how i(used to) refer to it .
    :O)
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    Sorry to be so dim MissP but what is a bench...

    Sorry to be so dim MissP but what is a bench block?
    Nick
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    Umm... copy!

    Umm... copy!
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    Lovely lines Animal (?) Nutty (?) Wrens are one...

    Lovely lines Animal (?) Nutty (?) Wrens are one of my favourites birds. They have areal character I think. Nick
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    Ver nice (again) Dennis. Nick

    Ver nice (again) Dennis.
    Nick
  14. Very sharp Dennis. I like it. Nick

    Very sharp Dennis. I like it.
    Nick
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    Radio 6. Gideon Coe on iplayer.Preferably loud....

    Radio 6. Gideon Coe on iplayer.Preferably loud.
    Nick
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    Beautiful! Love that bird! Nick ( and the flower)

    Beautiful! Love that bird!
    Nick ( and the flower)
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    Thanks for that Peter. I'll check out the wool...

    Thanks for that Peter. I'll check out the wool too. I've never heard of it.
    Nick
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    Gas and air torch

    Hi good people.
    I've done a couple of courses where we used a gas and air torch enabling much quicker heating of steel for punch making.
    However, I can't seem to find one for sale and I'm not...
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    Thanks v much guys. Now I know.

    Thanks v much guys. Now I know.
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    And watch out for skin too!

    And watch out for skin too!
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    Yep, Coping saw will do that.Just don't be left...

    Yep, Coping saw will do that.Just don't be left holding v small pieces that need cutting as they aren't as manouevreable as our jewellers' saws. Similar price to an Eclipse too if I remember...
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    Sorry to drag this up again but my customer (...

    Sorry to drag this up again but my customer ( daughter) has very high standards. I'm making a ring and have only used thus far the cheapo "plastic tie " type of finger measure,slid this onto my...
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    Didn't I read s.where this can be done with fine...

    Didn't I read s.where this can be done with fine silver?
    I've never tried though[-X
  24. Thread: Stones

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    Love that white opal! Nick

    Love that white opal!
    Nick
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    Yes, thanks Peter. What I do lately is draw sth...

    Yes, thanks Peter. What I do lately is draw sth in a sketch book, trace it, whiten the metal and then use carbon paper. Why oh why do I choose large designs.You're right, i'll buy sth cheaper and...
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