Monthly Archives: May 2018

Coppersmithing a Coaster Part 2

Same 3 1/2″ starting disk. This time I used a 3″ steel round, 3″ high, as the form. I trued it up in a lathe and then used a file to put a radius on the corner. The radius is … Continue reading

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Coppersmithing a Coaster Part 1

Started with a 3.5″ disk. Started the bend with a bending tool (think metal bar with a slot), then cold forged it over a wood form to 2 7/8″ inside diameter. In theory the edges are thicker than the base … Continue reading

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