Step 5: Get Rid of Those Sharp Edges

As you may have noticed, I keep repeating that the edges are sharp. I learned this by slicing my finger. So I decided that I no longer need to worry, I will just sand it. This step is difficult as well.

What you need to do is take a piece of sand paper and fold it. Rubbing along the edge, repeat until smooth. Move to the next side. Do not forget to sand the tips of each flower.

This is tedious but I feel it is a very necessary step.
Great project and ideas! I used this as a springboard for my flower. A couple tips: I used the nib of a mechanical pencil to etch petal/leaf outlines into the aluminum, which eliminated the need to wash off any ink. Also, a small power sander made short work of dulling sharp edges, and lets you texture the metal if you want a more industrial look.
This<a href="http://www.floristinmalaysia.com"> flowers</a> actually looks cool and preserve earth's resources. But it's real that it has sharp edge, be cautious when kids are around.
This is awesome, I'll probably make one! However, even after sanding, aren't the edges still sharp?
If you file them at a slant, it dulls the edges.
Ok nice=)
You are the smartest girl. I can't wait to see what else you will share with us.
Clever idea! Thanks for sharing.
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this is an interesting project, although i question what a Russian veterinary clinic has to do with it.

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