Category Archives: Soldering

Solder Inlay

There is something strangely appealing about metal mosaics, in which different metals are juxtaposed seamlessly into a single smooth surface.  Delving deeply into the mystery of that appeal will lead you to exotic techniques like mokume gane, marriage of metals, and … Continue reading

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Heat Shield vs. Heat Sink: or Where Do I Put the Tweezers?!

You’ve put a bunch of time into a piece, and now you have to solder a ring onto the end of a chain, or an ear post onto the back of an earring, and you REALLY don’t want to ruin all … Continue reading

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