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EZ Torch, Orca cleaning

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Instruction in Chasing and Repousse

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EZ Torch, Orca cleaning

Hey there!I'm a pretty new silver smith! I have just started up a little work bench of my own and I bought the EZ torch. It has been working really well the last few months, but this week the flame has started to surge and sputter. Tonight I was just about to anneal a piece of silver and I went to light the torch, It made a fire ball and the flames fell back running down the handle, I turned off both knobs but the flame didn't go out until I blew it out! so after I was sure the flame was out I…See More
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We are moving back to Alberta in the spring. Anybody doing chasing and Repousse that teaches?
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Marnie Astley replied to Joris Van Daele's discussion Need a kiln!
"I have one, its 8" squared inside, been rewired was asking $75 for it however it weighs a bit so probably cost too much to ship. Marnie"
Oct 3, 2010
Marnie Astley commented on aidan stanley's blog post my camera sucks
"Hi Aidan, the biggest problem is usually the light and the flash. Try early morning light from a window and a dark background - I use either dark brown leather or a carved wood try thats very dark wood. - Natural Light - South Window, either early…"
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"thank you Benjamin - I have a lot of pictures to post of this winters work...I'm in between computers at the moment and trying move everything from the old to the newer PC. Stay tuned! Marnie"
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"This is really nice Marnie. I like the texture in particular."
Mar 30, 2010
Marnie Astley replied to Marnie Astley's discussion Stakes n Hammers
"Thanks Boris, I'll look into it... that anvil is called a 'short sugar'. I'll see if he's selling it separate. Dh has a lead on one locally...we'll see if that one pans out too. Sorry to hear the tools are not what you…"
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Marnie Astley replied to Marnie Astley's discussion Stakes n Hammers
"Thanks so much for the help David, I see the little low dome stake I've been looking for there on John's web site! Santa's sack will be a might heavy this year ;-) Marnie"
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David Robertson replied to Marnie Astley's discussion Stakes n Hammers
"Hi Marnie Another place to try for stakes etc. is www.nfap.ca this is John Newmans website. He is a blacksmith and pattern maker in Hamilton and has the capabilities of custom making the stakes and swage blocks that you are looking for. He already…"
Nov 25, 2009
Marnie Astley replied to Marnie Astley's discussion Stakes n Hammers
"Thanks Boris, I'll look into it. Much appreciated Marnie"
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Marnie Astley replied to Marnie Astley's discussion Stakes n Hammers
"Hi Boris, yes I'm looking for an anvil...The blacksmiths tell me they sell for around $2 a pound and I should have one thats 150 pounds at least, though I'm inclined to want a smaller one around 100 - 125 pounds. Sure, I'd be…"
Oct 27, 2009
Marnie Astley replied to Marnie Astley's discussion Stakes n Hammers
"Hi Boris, my apologies... shows n sales, I haven't been online much this summer. Thank you for your reply. Do you have any of the stakes on your site now? I did find a blacksmith to make me an inexpensive starter set which are proving to be a…"
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What is your membership level?
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http://silverstrumpet.blogspot.com
In what province are you?
ON
Do you consider yourself a professional, student or emerging artist. Are you a gallery, school, organization or guild?
Emerging Artist
In what area of the metal arts do you work?
silversmith, metalsmith, blacksmith, other
Tell us about your education.
Some formal training, classes and workshops, as well as self taught from books, DVDs and online video
Share some of your career highlights or goals.
I volunteer as an instructor at our lapidary & silversmithing club where I really enjoy passing on my craft to others.

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