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Re: [T3] ACK! What did I do????


On 27 Jul 99, at 9:44, Michael Geurink wrote:

> Procedure is actually kind of fun.  I string them on a coat hanger & heat'em
> up cherry red with a nicely balanced oxy-acetylene flame.  (Wouldn't want to
> be adding unnecessary carbon.)  I hold them at that temperature for about 30
> seconds before dropping them in a bucket of water.

Annealing copper takes noust get to the temp (just barely 
glowing is MORE than hot enough for copper) and for astonishingly 
beautiful results drop them in alcohol without allowing them to cool 
at all.

Jim
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Jim Adney, jadney@vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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