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« on: May 15, 2012 12:54:46 PM »

I made these two pendants today, trying the tinning process for the first time. The one on the left is a temporary tattoo on manga paper and the one on the right is a photo I took of a huge sculpture in Dallas.

Here's a better pic of my photo. I call it Walking On Sunshine.

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« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2012 02:40:10 PM »

They look cool. I'll have to try the tinning again.
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« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2012 03:56:48 PM »

I'm not sure what exactly tinning is, but I love the way they look.
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« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2012 06:03:51 AM »

They look really good!  And I very much enjoy the pic of the sculpture.  It makes me smile!
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« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2012 09:16:34 AM »

Thanks! I see unlimited possibilities for pendants, I'm a little giddy with anticipation!! The sculptures are awesome, I need to go back and get the artist's name, hate to leave him/her uncredited!. "Tinning" is really just soldering.

From the Delphiglass website: "In my reading I keep seeing mentions of tinning. What is it, and how do I do it?

Tinning is the term used to describe the action of putting a thin coat of solder over something else, for instance copper foil, a brass vase cap, or a soldering iron tip."



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