Introduction: How to Make a Bottle Cap Bead.

Here's how to make a bottle cap bead with a soldering iron and silver solder.

Dapping the cap 0:00

Truing the edge 1:20

Soldering setup 2:23

Soldering 3:37

If you are not able to view the video click here or go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRI5nEV5TI4

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ThisIsMyNameOK (author)2016-06-22

Watching this makes me sad, when I think of all the bottle caps I've thrown out over the years. I will never throw another bottle cap in the garbage again. Thank you.

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pamala.leonard (author)2016-04-22

Nicely done. You make it look easy.

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LovelaffinCrafts (author)2015-07-28

Oh, I loved this. Such a fantastic idea.

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Kollaps (author)2014-05-13

Nice job !!!

For french people you can find tool here : http://www.outilor.fr/forger-triboulets-tas-chaton...

or search in google : bouterolles

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Ravidow (author)2014-05-12

Thank you for fixing video. That is really cool how you made coke beads with rounding tools. where can I purchase the rounding tools? I think I am going to make some of these beads. I have decades of saving different soda pop and beer caps. I cant wait to make some of the older tops like mnt dew, a&w, pepsi, ect. Thank you for sharing idea on instructables. Well done my friend.

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Mrballeng (author)Ravidow2014-05-12

Thanks! You can buy the doming block here. http://t.harborfreight.com/25-piece-doming-block-and-punch-set-93539.html

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jstnbeeks (author)2014-05-06

That not how to do it, it is just two pictures and a few words

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Mrballeng (author)jstnbeeks2014-05-11

I updated the description with the link. I'm not sure what's going on with the video not showing. Thanks for pointing that out.

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JosiePosie76 (author)Mrballeng2014-05-11

How weird. Ive been able to wayvh it with no problems... Thanks again Mr. I am working on them this week.

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JosiePosie76 (author)jstnbeeks2014-05-06

He posted a video of the entire process....

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EDC1951 (author)JosiePosie762014-05-08

it isn't showing as a video.just a still.

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Mrballeng (author)EDC19512014-05-11

I updated the description with the link. I'm not sure what's going on with the video not showing. Thanks for pointing that out.

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JosiePosie76 (author)EDC19512014-05-08

I can see the video?

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Penolopy Bulnick (author)2014-05-06

Looks awesome! What specific solder and soldering paste did you use? I've been meaning to work on my soldered jewelry but need the right supplies :)

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Here's a picture. I got it at the Home Depot. Also, here's a link to the my first soldering project which talks little more about the process.

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Sweet! Thanks for the pic!

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Ravidow (author)2014-05-11

Just a note, so far I see @ least 3 persons trying to find icon to click on to watch video. I have been trying for 10 minutes to find something to click on to see video. I click on icons all the time to watch the videos. this instructable does not have an icon. is this a glitch or is there something I am missing? Please help to figure out what is going on. thanks! p.s nice picture at the begining though.

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NTT (author)Ravidow2014-05-11

I can't see any video either which is a shame. This looks interesting

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Mrballeng (author)NTT2014-05-11

I updated the description with the link. I'm not sure what's going on with the video not showing. Thanks for pointing that out.

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Mrballeng (author)Ravidow2014-05-11

I updated the description with the link. I'm not sure what's going on with the video not showing. Thanks for pointing that out.

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nic nak (author)2014-05-11

I can't see the video either :-/

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aweaver4 (author)2014-05-08

Excellent!

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jstnbeeks (author)2014-05-07

Where at?

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shazni (author)2014-05-07

wow...that is so cute ;-) Thank you for posting !

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Tarun Upadhyaya (author)2014-05-06

Just in time:), this is awesome. Thank you so much for sharing.

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JosiePosie76 (author)2014-05-06

Thank you so much for doing this!! You have no idea how much I appreciate it. ::hugs::

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