How to Make a Bottle Cap Bead.

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Intro: 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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    PaolinaR

    Question 4 months ago on Introduction

    Hallo i would buy the cube with the round hole and the little ball to press on it... where can I find it....? What's his name?

    Many thanks

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    NattieRooney

    10 months ago

    What type of silver solder do you use here? I am new to soldering and want to be sure I obtain the correct material to use with the iron.

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    ThisIsMyNameOK

    2 years ago

    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

    2 years ago

    Nicely done. You make it look easy.

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    Ravidow

    4 years ago

    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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    MrballengRavidow

    Reply 4 years ago

    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

    4 years ago

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

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    Mrballengjstnbeeks

    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    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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    JosiePosie76Mrballeng

    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    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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    MrballengEDC1951

    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    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.

    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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    Ravidow

    4 years ago

    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.