It is time to build a cat badge for my Hugo. I wrote this instructable for documenting the whole manufacturing process of badge. Hope for your help.
- silver material
- copper sheet
- welding torch and crucible
- smooth file
- punch and stamp holder set
Step 1: Prepping the Material
Add the borax in the crucible.
Warm up with welding torching.
Adding silver material in the crucible and melting by heating.
Step 2: Prepping the Silver Sheet
After melting, allow it to cool in the water.
Press into silver sheet in the pressure machine.
Step 3: Prepping the Cat Paw
Draw the sketch of cat paw in the silver sheet.
Use the handsaw to saw off the cat paw from the silver sheet.
Grind it using the smooth file.
Step 4: Punch
Draw the name and contact number in the sheet.
Punch with stamp holder set.
Step 5: Prepping the Cat Pad
Use the handsaw to saw off the cat pad from the copper sheet.
Heat the copper pieces and beaten into cat pad.
Step 6: Welding the Paw and Pad
Put the copper cat pad over the paw and weld them together.
Step 7: Piercing
Punch one hole for piercing
Step 8: Polishing
Polishing the cat badge with polisher.
Step 9: Final Works
If you have some question or not to miss any details, It is advisable to watch the video tutorial. Enjoy!