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Devac  ·  829 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: ‘I had to guard an empty room’: the rise of the pointless job

    But if you want to heat up your piece before you dip it in liver of sulfur you have to run it under hot water because OSHA deemed a blow dryer to be a fire hazard.

Cool! Though, I thought that submersion in hot water is prefered to make sure the whole mass you work on will have an equal temperature (and get equal staining/patina because of that).

kleinbl00  ·  829 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I have about this -----> <------- much experience with jewelry making. That experience involves two instructors. In my n of 2, I can say with confidence that "do what works" is the prime motivator. At least one of those instructors prefers blow dryers.

Devac  ·  829 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Hey, I'm far from even considering myself as a beginner. My comment was motivated by what I remember from one wet/elemental chemistry lab I took.

kleinbl00  ·  829 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Dude you'd dig it. And I'll bet the chicks would, too. I'm finding jewelry design and manufacture to be easy, rewarding and fun.

Devac  ·  828 days ago  ·  link  ·  
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