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    Quote Originally Posted by enigma View Post
    Yes its a similar thing I guess as both require considerable care and attention in the setting up phase.
    It took me a long time to accept that if the setting wasn't 100% right it was no good trying to make it work when it came to setting the stone
    Riveting doesn't have the same satisfaction for me at the end though as a really well set stone, somehow although in this case Sheen has managed to marry the two lol.
    Double the trouble, hee hee!

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    Aligning the holes can be done by starting small and reaming with a broach pushed all the way through:
    http://www.cooksongold.com/category_...y=broacher+set

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sheen View Post
    I take it you bought your punches from a hardware store does it matter what size the nail head ones are? I have found a 1/8" and a 1/16" one; i think it was.
    There is this set of punches with hammer ending on ebay later today if its of any interest? I have a regular look out on there for vintage jewellers tools but this lot isn't something I need just yet.
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-6...MAAOSwXj5au5mW
    Hazel

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