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[260] Examples of basic tools in a goldsmith's kit
This article lists the basic tools found in a standard Western Goldsmith's toolbox. (2004)
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[50] Fabrication of a Basic Tubing Catch
First one chooses an appropriate metal for the various parts, that is a metal with appropriate structural for it's thickness and stress in use. In this catch there is little stress in use and therefore one can use even as soft metal as sterling for the components. In 14k gold one could.... (1991)
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[579] Fold Forming - Making a Chased Wedge T-fold
This article describes the steps to making a chased wedge T-fold. To begin with a loop is made from a rectangular piece of sheet metal. The loop is placed into the vise and the jaws clinched tight onto the loop. You can see the angle the loop is tilted to in the vise. Vary the angle to alter the results.... (2005)
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[636] Fold Forming -T-Fold with a Table Insert
This page describes the steps to using a table insert in a T-fold. A table insert is an object, or a composition of a group of objects, inserted into the table when it is made, and then trapped. Items to try include, washers, shapes of 16 gauge iron binding wire, screws, shaped metal pieces designed for the purpose etc.... (2005)
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[398] Fold-Forming Rolled Fold: Heistad Cup
Rolled folds are folds which utilize the rolling mill and it's unique properties of equal, directional pressure on the plastic metal. Many pleated folds work well as do a series of flattened T-folds of various types. This one demonstrates the fold-forming priniciple of This rolled fold is called a Heistad Cup.... (2004)
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