Capping and Coring with Metal

Created for lampworkers

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    Elevate – Coring Glass Beads with Sterling Silver Tubing and Handcrafted Caps

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    Module 1: All About Caps

    • Marking Center of Purchased Discs

    • Cutting Center Hole on Discs

    • Dapping (Doming) Washers

    • Creating Caps from Sheet Metal

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    Module 2: Textures

    • Annealing Using Lampworking Torch

    • Pickling Using Household Supplies

    • Stamping Texture + Cutting Washers

    • Hammering Subtle Texture

    • A Few Words on Additional Texturing Tools

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    Module 3: Finishing/Polishing

    • Adding Patina

    • Polishing with a Brass Brush

    • More Finishing/Polishing Tips

    • A Few Words on Tumbling, Pin Finishing, and Using a Fiber Wheel

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    Module 4: Preparation

    • Why Bead Caps?

    • Preparing the Glass Bead

    • Auditioning Bead Caps

    • Sizing and Cutting Tubing

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    Module 5: Capping/Coring with The Bead Riveter

    • The Bead Riveter Intro

    • Capping+Coring with The Bead Riveter

    • Initial Flaring with a Plumb Bob

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    Module 6: Capping/Coring and Dapping with a Press

    • Jim Moore Press Intro and Custom Dies

    • Capping+Coring with a Press

    • Dapping (Doming) Washers with a Press

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    Module 7: Capping/Coring with the Beadliner – Model BM3 – perlenpresse.de

    • Beadliner – Model BM3 Intro

    • Capping+Coring with Beadliner – Model BM3 – perlenpresse.de

    • Finishing with a Rawhide Mallet

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    Module 8: Capping/Coring with the Impress Beadliner

    • Impress Beadliner Intro

    • Capping+Coring with the Impress Beadliner

    • Refining with a Rawhide Mallet

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    Bonus

    • Ensuring the Fit for the Popular European Charm Bracelets

    • Split Tubing During Coring

    • Using the Retro Capping Tool

    • Capping+Coring and Refining Encore

    • Homemade File Stick

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