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    11-12-2018, 10:49 PM
    jsjpd1 replied to a thread Metal Working in The Bilge
    Today I’m messing around with putting a patina on a couple copper pieces. Devils club leaf pendant.
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    11-11-2018, 01:22 AM
    Eight years, yeah that sounds about right to me.;)
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    11-10-2018, 06:03 PM
    jsjpd1 replied to a thread Metal Working in The Bilge
    Thanks for the link Peter, I’ve never done lost wax casting before. I learned the cuttlebone technique along time ago in a jewelry making class. The...
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    11-10-2018, 05:08 PM
    jsjpd1 replied to a thread Metal Working in The Bilge
    Those turned out nice Nick.
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    11-10-2018, 05:07 PM
    jsjpd1 replied to a thread Metal Working in The Bilge
    I got an oxy/map gas torch off eBay, so now I can mess around and do a little casting in copper and silver using cuttlebone to make the mold. ...
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    11-10-2018, 04:53 PM
    jsjpd1 replied to a thread Metal Working in The Bilge
    Sorry Peter, I meant I was making Christmas presents. No knife making this year, but I’m looking forward to seeing what you come up with.
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    11-10-2018, 04:30 PM
    Yay! It’s a boat instead of a yard ornament! And a very pretty one at that. Congratulations Jase!
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    11-09-2018, 04:15 AM
    jsjpd1 replied to a thread Metal Working in The Bilge
    That’s what I’m working on too Peter. My older daughter likes the ring I made her out of copper and wears it all the time. I thought silver might be...
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    11-09-2018, 01:36 AM
    jsjpd1 replied to a thread Metal Working in The Bilge
    Some sterling silver rod arrived in the mail today for me to play with. More hammer and file work. I’m looking forward to trying a little...
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    10-25-2018, 11:26 AM
    Those screw extractors can be frustratingly brittle. I ended using a plug cutter for more consistent results.
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    10-25-2018, 10:26 AM
    Cool, looking forward to seeing the pictures. Do you get your bearings from a local shop or do you order them from someone? Truthfully, I have...
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    10-24-2018, 03:54 PM
    The nut captures the whole end of the shaft in a cap so it wouldn’t have fit. But there wasn’t enough clearance for the prop to fall off with the...
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    10-24-2018, 03:49 PM
    My concern with the aluminum is that it would just deform under load and not be stiff enough to hold the tension. But 1/2 inch plate is pretty beefy...
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    10-24-2018, 12:39 AM
    I think the next order of business is replacing the cutlass bearing. To that end, I pulled off the prop nut, applied a little gentle heat to the...
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    10-18-2018, 06:16 PM
    Was being the operative word. I’m back in Juneau today. I really only had one free afternoon in Seattle and it was great to meet Chris in person,...
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1934 27' Blanchard Cuiser ~ Amazon, Ex. Emalu
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