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Bernzomatic, Thumbler tumbler and Dremel with flex shaft advice for BEGINNER
ceah - Thursday, June 11, 2009 - 8:34amJewelry flex shaft | torches | tumblers
My husband gave me some tools and I wanted to know which ones I can use and which I need to replace/upgrade. I want to make jewelry, mostly brass, some copper. I have:
1. dremel 400 with a flex shaft and engraver.
2. Two Bernzomatic torches:
3. Someone wants to sell me a used Thumbler tumbler (model B) for $75. http://www.thumlerstumbler.com/rotary.html
I am looking for advice about if these will work for annealing, soldering, polishing, etc. brass and copper. And the best way to use these particular items. Can I use acetylene tanks or only propane. Which torch is the best for working with brass. I have done some research but I can't find too much information about the two specific torches or how best to use that particular tumble.
Thanks for any help