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This is a copper rain chain I made for my wife, she convinced me to enter it into the Etsy Sewuseful contest. And here's the link to it ...
1/4" soft copper tubing 3.5 times as long as you'd like the finished chain 2" pvc pipe diagonal cutters lead free solder blow torch heavy leather gloves flux ...
In this first step you'll only need the copper tubing and the pvc. Grip the end of the copper tubing and the pvc tightly in one hand, now ...
Take the pair of diagonal cutters and snip the coil into rings. That was easy.
First we need to adjust the rings. Carefully adjust them unto the two end line up, if your snipping was consistent you're ready to solder, if not, then ...
You need to link the rings before soldering. Now that they're linked brush each joint with a little soldering flux, heat it in the torch and flow in ...
Hanging is simplicity itself, remove old down spout, feed the topmost copper ring up through the hole and insert a spare piece of straight copper to span the ...
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