17/04/2015

17/04/2015

I tried to make toggle clasp in the metal workshop. The first material I used in metal workshop was steel, which was really hard to bend it. I used tools to bend it to circle shape, when I want to join the steel, I used the joining machine to melt it together. Although this material will be really strong After I melt them together, the joining part looked really ugly, black and rough. I also polish it, but It was too rough. I talked to technician of metal workshop. He said that If I want the quality of these toggle clasps higher, then he suggested me to use brass this material, which jewellery students used quite a lot. This material can be joined perfectly. Technician said I can get a jewellery quality model if I use brass and fire and polish it. I also made the third final model today in stitch workshop.

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