Introduction: Wire Nail Heart

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Flowers...chocolates...wire nail heart!

Show you love them by making this super easy wire nail heart

Step 1: Get the Bits Together

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Two 100mm wire nails

Plumbers solder

Plumbers Flux

Butane/propane torch


Old sledge hammer head as an anvil

File or rotary tool for cleaning up.

This project uses standard plumbers solder to fix the two halves of the heart together, strong enough for this little heart.

Step 2: Heat the Nail

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Step 3: Hammer Into Shape

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Step 4: More Heating

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Step 5: More Hammering Into Shape

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Step 6: Heat + Hammer the Nail Head Into Shape

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Step 7: Make Nail Heads Shiny Clean

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Step 8: Cut a Little Plumbers Solder

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Step 9: Bash Flat

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Step 10: Flux the Nail Heads

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Step 11: Solder Together

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Step 12: Make Shiny

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Step 13: Give to Your Loved One

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