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Topic: how to make the double sided coin ring  (Read 57839 times)
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pat schmidt
« on: December 16, 2008 04:03:14 PM »

 no big secret if you want to know how to make it step up and say "I" see the rest of the pics in my gallery this is my first one after looking at them last night... had to figure it out ..piece of cake ...this was not made for acuracy but just to see if it worked the next one could be better ....if there is a next one my background is I'm a traditional jeweler and cad/cam jeweler/designer
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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2008 05:11:43 PM »

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Did you make a tutorial or something?
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2008 07:44:19 PM »

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That looks relly neat!!!
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« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2008 10:51:49 AM »

is there a way to post more than one picture on a post? I could show a series of the technique I don't know if it's the right way but looks like it works!
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« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2008 11:10:57 AM »

You can put many pictures into one post --- you just cut and paste the link from each one into the post.
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pat schmidt
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2008 04:49:57 PM »

first of all let me explain I am on several other sites and it really gets me when someone post a "look what I made' and then when someone asks them how you did that their answer 'I can't tell you' ..so what is the point of posting if your not going to help anyone....anyway here is what you need to do it 'my' way
1.) ring mandrel
2.) propane tourch (optional) you can also heat it on the stove
3.) ring stretcher (optional)
4.) rawhide mallet
  I used a quarter....cut your hole...heat the coin (anneal it) till it turns dull red after it stops glowing dip in water to cool..I then set it in my ring stretcher (optional) and compressed it do start the shaping ... repeat the annealing process several times while making the ring keeping the metal soft to be able to work it....then put it on the ring mandrel and hammer to finish the shaping (turn it the oposite way I have shown when shaping) polish when finished
if you don't have a ring stretcher just work it on the mandrel!











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« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2008 08:30:52 PM »

this is really cool, but I hate to be a party pooper and all, but isn't it illegal to deface money?  Huh

oh never mind I just found it in the other thread about how its not, according to that other person, thanks, sorry for the hijack, back to crafting and all  Embarrassed
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« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2008 08:51:28 AM »

How much and where did you get the tool to cut the circles....or is this where the secrets come in, lol Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2008 01:00:31 PM »

the circles are coins...the hole I cut out with a jewelers saw
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2009 06:21:21 AM »

Neat! I'd actually never seen one of these before. It's nice to not have come across an "I can't tell you" before I did.
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