Instructables: exploring - workshop - metalworking - copper http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:18:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple Copper Cuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Copper-Cuff/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:04:12 PDT
Habaki Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Habaki-Making/
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:49:48 PDT
Coloring Copper with Colored Pencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Coloring-Copper-With-Colored-Pencils/
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 11:44:49 PDT
Salt & Vinegar Patina http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Vinegar-Patina/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 05:01:05 PDT
How to Use an Electric Melting Furnace http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-an-Electric-Melting-Furnace/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:57:02 PDT
Mud And Brick Furnace http://www.instructables.com/id/Mud-and-Brick-Furnace/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 03:00:29 PDT
How to make a copper reflux still http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Copper-Reflux-Still/
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:56:38 PDT
Copper Framed Tablet Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Framed-Tablet-Holder/
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:41:49 PDT
Space Shuttle Copper Pin http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Shuttle-Copper-Pin/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:03:34 PDT
Jewelry Wire 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Wire-101/
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:00:38 PDT
Faux Keying Around http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Keying-Around/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 23:37:24 PDT
Copper Dragon Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Dragon-Egg/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 18:56:08 PDT
Liebig Condenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Liebig-Condenser/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:27:37 PDT
Steel and Copper Tube Fountain Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-and-Copper-Tube-Fountain-Pen/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 13:59:23 PDT
Copper and Brass Raindrop Mokume Gane http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-and-Brass-Raindrop-Mokume-Gane/
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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 14:00:48 PST
Copper and Brass Bamboo in Steel Frame Wall Hanging Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Bamboo-in-Steel-Frame-Wall-Hanging-Sculptur/
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 18:36:59 PST
Copper Roses http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Roses/
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 22:19:18 PDT
How to apply a green patina on copper using Jaxs chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-apply-a-green-patina-on-copper-using-Jaxs-c/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:47:28 PDT
Spinner Ring - Copper & Silver http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinner-Ring-Copper-Silver/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:12:47 PDT
Choosing Greener Metals http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Metals/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:13:23 PDT
Distillation Apparatus http://www.instructables.com/id/Distillation-Apparatus/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:59:25 PDT
Make a Simple Copper Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Simple-Copper-Bowl/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 05:33:55 PDT
How to make copper rope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-copper-rope/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:50:11 PDT
Mirror Finishing A Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/Mirror-Finishing-A-Metal/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:09:27 PDT
Bracelet with copper plate in wood or in leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Cuff-bracelet-with-copper-plate-in-wood-or-in-leat/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:05:35 PDT
In Memory of Mr. Spock - Vulcan Practising Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/In-Memory-of-Mr-Spock-Vulcan-Practising-Bands/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:33:35 PDT
Making a Simple Copper band http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Simple-Coper-band/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:10:58 PST
Copper Steampunk Watchamacallit http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Steampunk-Watchamacallit/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 18:46:25 PST
Wire Ornaments On The Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Ornaments-On-The-Cheap/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:37:44 PST
How To Make Copper Wire Inlay Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Copper-Wire-Inlay-Decorations/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:52:22 PST
DIY Copper Cup From 3/4" Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Copper-Cup-From-34-Pipe/
DIY Copper Cup From 3/4" Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/RNCP/I2VLFFIE/FNCRNCPI2VLFFIE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/RNCP/I2VLFFIE/FNCRNCPI2VLFFIE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/RNCP/I2VLFFIE/FNCRNCPI2VLFFIE.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren All the cool kids are drinking Moscow Mules. Traditionally, they're served in copper cups, but those can get pricey. We can make our own copper cups with nothing more than 3/4" copper pipe that you can find in any hardware store, or even scrap yard. Tools and Materials This project is pretty ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:58:15 PST
Tengwar (Elvish) Copper Cuff with a Patina http://www.instructables.com/id/Tengwar-Elvish-Copper-Cuff-with-a-Patina/
Tengwar (Elvish) Copper Cuff with a Patina - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/JKJD/I2F1XOFN/FITJKJDI2F1XOFN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/JKJD/I2F1XOFN/FITJKJDI2F1XOFN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/JKJD/I2F1XOFN/FITJKJDI2F1XOFN.SMALL.jpg brandonelms Welcome to my Copper Cuff instructable. To start off, I need to acknowledge Copperfield’s work on Etsy. In researching this project I stumbled upon his cuffs for sale. The cuff on this link: https://www.etsy.com/listing/192783032/tengwar-elvish-i-would-rather-share-one?ref=related-0It is almost exac...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:13:10 PST
Copper Guest Book & photo album http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Guest-Book-photo-album/
Copper Guest Book & photo album - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/F4IQ/I26N24DB/FRLF4IQI26N24DB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/F4IQ/I26N24DB/FRLF4IQI26N24DB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/F4IQ/I26N24DB/FRLF4IQI26N24DB.SMALL.jpg a2c7 I wanted my wedding guest book to be awesome. As such I spent months crafting each page individually.When I was done my book was bulging at the seams. I needed to rebind it, and I wanted this to be special. Tools I've popped some photos of some of the tools I used up there. Sorry if I don't kn...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 02:46:21 PST
Forge / Furnace Propane Jet Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Forge-Furnace-Propane-Jet-Burner/
Forge / Furnace Propane Jet Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/OF2D/HYR3HUC9/FLKOF2DHYR3HUC9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/OF2D/HYR3HUC9/FLKOF2DHYR3HUC9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/OF2D/HYR3HUC9/FLKOF2DHYR3HUC9.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus Building a Propane burner for a forge or furnace.I wanted to revisit my aluminum foundry, previously I had it running on charcoal which turned out to be messy and expensive and in the UK its hard to get charcoal in the winter. I decided I needed to build a propane burner as propane is available all ...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:21:32 PDT
Stargate Privacy Vault http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Privacy-Vault/
Stargate Privacy Vault - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/VNTF/HYQDPRMQ/FUJVNTFHYQDPRMQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/VNTF/HYQDPRMQ/FUJVNTFHYQDPRMQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/VNTF/HYQDPRMQ/FUJVNTFHYQDPRMQ.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian The mechanical iris has always been a fascination of mine, there is just something about the movement of the aperture...This one is embedded within a more complex structure!Where better to hide your most private secrets than a Stargate!!!...This is a simple privacy vault that opens when the symbol r...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:11:33 PDT
Aluminum Dragon Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Dragon-Sword/
Aluminum Dragon Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/JJ57/HX7P6ML7/FUSJJ57HX7P6ML7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/JJ57/HX7P6ML7/FUSJJ57HX7P6ML7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/JJ57/HX7P6ML7/FUSJJ57HX7P6ML7.SMALL.jpg jringling This is my first attempt at a blade... 1/4" thick aluminum blade, 17 1/4" long x 3 1/2" wide.Etched on both sides with the same dragon image.The sword is 23 1/4" long overall.Laminated copper and brass cross guard and pommel, secured with solid copper rivets.I poured pewter inside the copper grip f...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:43:30 PDT
Copper and Aluminum Captain America Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-and-Aluminum-Captain-America-Shield/
Copper and Aluminum Captain America Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/SSQJ/HX7P6QVA/FY3SSQJHX7P6QVA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/SSQJ/HX7P6QVA/FY3SSQJHX7P6QVA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/SSQJ/HX7P6QVA/FY3SSQJHX7P6QVA.SMALL.jpg jringling Captain America Shield: Aluminum base with copper and aluminum accents All rivets are solid copper or aluminum, set by hand 20” Outside diameter Rolled aluminum edge to reduce snags Adjustable arm strap and handle Weighs about 4lbs.
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 07:47:03 PDT
Copper and Aluminum Thor's Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-and-Aluminum-Thors-Hammer/
Copper and Aluminum Thor's Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/OCMO/HX7P6NCG/FSQOCMOHX7P6NCG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/OCMO/HX7P6NCG/FSQOCMOHX7P6NCG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/OCMO/HX7P6NCG/FSQOCMOHX7P6NCG.SMALL.jpg jringling Solid aluminum hammer head measures 2 ½” X 2 ½” X 5½”The 1 1/16” dia. haft is solid aluminum with a copper sleeve. The haft is 8" long and the hammer is 11" long overall.Through the haft is a 14” closed loop of full Persian chainmaile in copper and aluminum rings. The ½” maile rope is constructed ...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 06:59:41 PDT
copper Instructable robot http://www.instructables.com/id/copper-Instructable-robot/
copper Instructable robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/B4YL/HWKK34QC/FN5B4YLHWKK34QC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/B4YL/HWKK34QC/FN5B4YLHWKK34QC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/B4YL/HWKK34QC/FN5B4YLHWKK34QC.SMALL.jpg jgaffney3 I was playing around on the Instructables app last week, and saw that there was an Instructables robot contest. I said to myself well this should be something fun to do, and try my hand at one of the contest. So looking around for what i could make it out of, I found a coil of old 1/4od copper soft ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:41:13 PDT
Copper Tie Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Tie-Clip/
Copper Tie Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/HTOV/HTMNN8S3/FEVHTOVHTMNN8S3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/HTOV/HTMNN8S3/FEVHTOVHTMNN8S3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/HTOV/HTMNN8S3/FEVHTOVHTMNN8S3.SMALL.jpg mightymcc Here I'm going to show you how to make a hammered copper tie clip. (Like my book mark project except a tie clip)You will need:Scap copper sheet metalHammerTorchNeedle nose pliersRegular pliers The Copper So, first and foremost you need an appropriately sized piece of copper. You need to remember ...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 12:28:00 PDT
Copper Book Mark http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Book-Mark/
Copper Book Mark - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/2F2T/HSHDUUZ7/FX42F2THSHDUUZ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/2F2T/HSHDUUZ7/FX42F2THSHDUUZ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/2F2T/HSHDUUZ7/FX42F2THSHDUUZ7.SMALL.jpg mightymcc Here I will show you how to make a copper book mark that is perfect for reading in the spring sun. You will need:Copper sheetTin snipsHammer (optional)Torch (optional)Remember to be safe!P.S. When making this I hadn't planned on making an instructable so I don't have pictures of the process. I am ve...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 16:04:31 PST
Copper Etching with Ferric Chloride - a beautiful process http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Etching-with-Ferric-Chloride/
Copper Etching with Ferric Chloride - a beautiful process - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/C6A4/HQDUTKK3/F68C6A4HQDUTKK3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/C6A4/HQDUTKK3/F68C6A4HQDUTKK3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/C6A4/HQDUTKK3/F68C6A4HQDUTKK3.SMALL.jpg Entanglement   My friends wanted to try out their hacked camera and vintage lenses, so I took them to the boatyard where I grew up, and showed them some of my jewellery making techniques. I use the chemicals commonly used to make circuit boards at home, but draw designs free-hand to create textured...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 01:37:15 PST
Handmade Bullet Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Pen-1/
Handmade Bullet Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/B7X4/HQ1DQWRJ/FTLB7X4HQ1DQWRJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/B7X4/HQ1DQWRJ/FTLB7X4HQ1DQWRJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/B7X4/HQ1DQWRJ/FTLB7X4HQ1DQWRJ.SMALL.jpg seadraggin I saw one of these pens several years ago and thought then I could make it, I just didn't know what to do with the pen mechanism. Then I came across a pen kit at Rockler Woodworking and then it was a little tinkering to make it happen. Good Luck Materials Materials Required: Rockler Pen Kit (ww...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 17:56:56 PST
How to Forge a Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Forge-a-Bottle-Opener/
How to Forge a Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/R0O5/HPZLLA0Z/FHKR0O5HPZLLA0Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/R0O5/HPZLLA0Z/FHKR0O5HPZLLA0Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/R0O5/HPZLLA0Z/FHKR0O5HPZLLA0Z.SMALL.jpg macgyver603 A bottle opener can be one of the most important tools in anyone's shop or garage. This bottle opener would be an excellent gift for a friend or the perfect addition to the ultimate man cave. It is also easy to make. With only basic metalworking skills, this bottle opener took me about an hour to ma...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 17:46:49 PST
Copper Belt Buckle http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Belt-Buckle/
Copper Belt Buckle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/HW9D/HOUG7CTE/FQ2HW9DHOUG7CTE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/HW9D/HOUG7CTE/FQ2HW9DHOUG7CTE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/HW9D/HOUG7CTE/FQ2HW9DHOUG7CTE.SMALL.jpg Dustin Rogers This is part of another project I'm working on, but could be modified for other uses.  I'd been tossing an idea around for a few years that required a flat belt buckle, but every buckle blank I found was curved. I finally ran across a buckle back hook and loop from Tandy Leather (http://www.tandylea...
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 12:28:39 PST
Chrome Plating of Car Headlights and Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Chrome-Plating-of-Car-Headlights-and-Parts/
Chrome Plating of Car Headlights and Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/9DHJ/HH2VZLI5/FFL9DHJHH2VZLI5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/9DHJ/HH2VZLI5/FFL9DHJHH2VZLI5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/9DHJ/HH2VZLI5/FFL9DHJHH2VZLI5.SMALL.jpg Kjetil Egeland I want to share my experience with Electroplating parts with, Copper,Nickel, and Chrome. If there's anyone interested out there, I will help out as good as I can. Sorry about the lack of pictures and video from the buffing and polishing. I was so focused, that i completely forgot to use th...
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Sat, 18 May 2013 02:14:52 PDT
Carved drinking horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Carved-drinking-horn/
Carved drinking horn - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/YII9/HGH71GHF/F40YII9HGH71GHF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/YII9/HGH71GHF/F40YII9HGH71GHF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/YII9/HGH71GHF/F40YII9HGH71GHF.SMALL.jpg RuudvandeLooij Every person eating tons of meat and drinking even more beer is either a dwarf or a viking. So what do all those people need? A drinking horn. This instructables will cover all steps I did for my drinking horn. This includes some simple carving and metalwork and excludes the proces of preparing the...
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Sat, 11 May 2013 03:41:18 PDT
Blacksmithing Ancient Egyptian Copper Chisels http://www.instructables.com/id/Blacksmithing-Ancient-Egyptian-Copper-Chisels/
Blacksmithing Ancient Egyptian Copper Chisels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/DOK6/HET1EP4J/F5QDOK6HET1EP4J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/DOK6/HET1EP4J/F5QDOK6HET1EP4J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/DOK6/HET1EP4J/F5QDOK6HET1EP4J.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Tina and I were asked to make copper chisels for a television show about Ancient Egypt (here is the show; oddly, I haven't seen it yet so I don't know where the chisels play. We also built a lot of the sets and props for the reenactment parts and the Pharaoh statue was molded off my mug!!! :). The p...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 23:00:36 PDT
Make a laptop stand from scrap copper / iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-laptop-stand-from-scrap-copper-iron/
Make a laptop stand from scrap copper / iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/VQB9/HE07PN66/FAOVQB9HE07PN66.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/VQB9/HE07PN66/FAOVQB9HE07PN66.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/VQB9/HE07PN66/FAOVQB9HE07PN66.SMALL.jpg KoomoriForge Greetings, fellow creators! During my 3rd tour in Iraq, about four years ago, I came upon some one-inch scrap copper strip and heavy-duty copper wiring that was lying on the ground. I used a hammer, bench vise, hacksaw, wire cutters, and a file to make what you see here: a laptop stand that allowed...
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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 20:11:23 PDT
Copper Rose - an everlasting flower! http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Rose-an-everlasting-flower/
Copper Rose - an everlasting flower! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/B14Q/HD4VNB1G/FWNB14QHD4VNB1G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/B14Q/HD4VNB1G/FWNB14QHD4VNB1G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/B14Q/HD4VNB1G/FWNB14QHD4VNB1G.SMALL.jpg SanjayBeast Hi all, So, after lots of requests from the internet and my friends, I thought I'd upload a step-by-step guide to making a rose out of sheet copper and steel/brass rod. Of course, this is not a definitive guide - I saw a similar flower on the internet and wasn't completely satisfied with it, so modi...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 10:01:04 PST