Introduction: Faux Keying Around

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This key is made from scrap pieces of brass and copper sheet, 1/8" brass rod and some brass tubing. It's all soldered together using jewelers solder so it's very strong.

This was a learning experience for me and this is the third attempt. I made the same mistake twice where I overheated the metal while working it and the solder melted. You'll see me taking short breaks and cooling the key off in cold water to prevent a third failure.

It's obviously not a real key, but it does act as the key in this project

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Torch -

Digital Caliper -

Brass Rod -

Brass Tube -

Brass Sheet -

Copper Sheet -

Solder and Flux -

Tin Snips -


parisusa (author)2016-07-16

SO much work! Well done!

Chrome98 (author)2016-07-14

I see what you did there. That's faux keying funny.

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