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Buzz Ferrell - Tuesday, May 5, 2009 - 3:23pmSculpture Gallery | rusty | steel | structural steel | welding
Buzz Ferrell - Tuesday, May 5, 2009 - 3:18pmSculpture Gallery | rusty | steel | structural steel | welding
boilerman - Saturday, April 25, 2009 - 11:36pmdesign | form | metal fabrication | welding
Hello everyone!!! I am a certified welder working in the high pressure boiler and energy industry. My passion is metel fabrication and metal sculpture. I have worked as a welding instructor at the Sculpture Center Institute in the late 80's and have been working as a welder and metal fabricator since 1979. I love the diversety of the membership and have enjoyed following the interesting posts. My goal is to learn and contribute to the community in a meaningful way.
kaeru666 - Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - 2:10amArt | learning | welding
I guess this is where I start. If not, let me know.
Freddy - Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 5:04pmSculpture Gallery | bending | welding
Freddy - Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 5:01pmSculpture Gallery | bending | welding
eric2575 - Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 9:24ambrass | brazing | models | rod | scale | soldering | welding
I'm a newcomer and would like some advice about tools and methods for working with brass rod and sheets to create scale models from four feet down to six inches. My first model will be a simple boat of about 10" length build with a 1/8" brass rod skeletal frame. I would like the finished boat to be highly polished and would really like to avoid silver joints. Does that mean brazing is my only option? Does anyone have experience with "yellow" solder? If I go the brazing route, will a mini or jeweler's torch do the job? How localized will the brazing spot be? Can I braze a part within an inch of a previously brazed part? What about silver solder, can that be applied without a big sliver spot on the joint? Is silver solder applied with a soldering iron exclusively, or can it also be applied with a torch? I really don't want to file away all the excess solder on every joint. Some of my models will have a large number of seams. Some will have intricate detail in brass, such as a ship's wheel down to about 1/4". I'm thinking that I might have to employ several different methods of joining the brass. All tips and recommendations are welcomed and appreciated.
bebo - Thursday, February 19, 2009 - 8:58pmSculpture Gallery | aluminum | chasing | sculpture | welding
bebo - Thursday, February 19, 2009 - 8:53pmSculpture Gallery | aluminum | chasing | sculpture | welding
Big Stick - Monday, February 16, 2009 - 3:42pmEverdur | Torch Brazing | welding
Looking for an off the shelf procedure for joining Everdure brass material to its self.