Sunday, June 21, 2015

Coin Ring

It starts out with a coin with a decorative edge or date. Here, we used a 1990 US dime. 
With a hole punch and press, the centre is punched out.

With a PVC pipe, large steel ball bearing and a press, we force the coin to bend the ‘walls’ up.

The annealing process. Heat with torch. Then rapid cooling in water.

Now with a good start. Time for the elbow work. Hammering the coin to ring shape.

A little more hammering and a little more sizing. Slowly getting it to the perfect size.

Sanding off the burrs off the edges.

The polish. Inside and Out

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