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Author Topic: Turing metal into an ingot (melt and remake part 1)  (Read 1322 times)
clockwork creation
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« on: April 03, 2010, 05:34:48 pm »

Melt and remake by TWJ. Part 1




More to come as I make them


ttfn
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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2010, 03:08:14 am »

Very professional. I am anxiously awaiting more.
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« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2010, 06:22:26 am »

What do you use for flux?  I've read books on casting Lead-Tin alloys for bullet-making, and they generally recommend Beeswax (although I've been tempted to see how some of my Rosin flux I use for soldering works Tongue)... I'd like to know what one uses for gold, silver and such.
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clockwork creation
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« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2010, 11:21:07 am »

What do you use for flux?  I've read books on casting Lead-Tin alloys for bullet-making, and they generally recommend Beeswax (although I've been tempted to see how some of my Rosin flux I use for soldering works Tongue)... I'd like to know what one uses for gold, silver and such.



We use general purpose silver braising flux.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2010, 11:03:37 pm »

Made a quick video today demonstrating how a piece is cleaned   Smiley

TWJ clean and polish
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