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Here is my last work a brick end cut top for a coffee table.One of the lines i made that way on purpose.36” x 39” x 2” Parota & Ash
I will upload the final photo soon!
-- Enrique,Valle de Bravo Mexico
Apr 03, 2014
Enrique Alvarez Romo
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#1 posted 04-03-2014 03:11 PM
anyone know how I can cut and weld brass?i need to learn how to do it, for all my furniture.
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#2 posted 04-03-2014 03:17 PM
I have seen people use a fine tooth bandsaw to cut brass. I stick to hack saws for my brass cutting. You will need a propane torch or preferable a oxy acetylene torch to braze the braze together, process with the same as soldering heat the metal to be bonded, let the material being bonded cause the filler material to melt. I like the flux coated brazing rod the best.
#3 posted 04-03-2014 03:18 PM
thank u so much
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#4 posted 04-03-2014 03:33 PM
Back in the day, in high school shop class we used jewelers saws (like a coping saw but smaller) to cut shapes from brass stock to make keychains. Not the fastest, but fairly precise.
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#5 posted 04-03-2014 03:33 PM
Great work Enrique!
Brazing brass is the way to go +1 for TechTeacher04.
#6 posted 04-03-2014 03:44 PM
i what to make something like this in brass or copper!for my coffee table
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#7 posted 04-03-2014 04:42 PM
wow, that is beautiful, great job
-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--
#8 posted 04-03-2014 05:12 PM
Based on cost, you might consider using steel and painting it brass or copper colored. If cost is no object have at it, please post the final product so we can see. That quantity of brass in my area would bankrupt me. I was looking for a small piece of Brass bar stock to make a hammer and a 12” piece of 2” was going to be several hundred dollars. I could buy a hammer already made for less.
#9 posted 04-03-2014 05:25 PM
thanks TechTeacher04 but i think no matter the cost of the brass or copper , at the end i will sell my piece expensive and it will be worth it the expense !
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#10 posted 04-03-2014 06:14 PM
Good work. and if you sure in expensive sales, there are best idea – outsourcingor if you want work with metall – built metalworking shop
-- Rev 22:21
#11 posted 04-03-2014 06:40 PM
Thnks but how can i make outsourcing ?
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#12 posted 04-03-2014 07:41 PM
Wow outstanding work. I love the brick effect it looks really nice.Alistair
-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease
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#13 posted 04-03-2014 11:48 PM
That looks fantastic!
-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan
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#14 posted 04-04-2014 12:21 AM
If painting the frame is not what you would like you might want to look into electroplating. I think it might cost less to make then frame out of steel and have it brass or copper plated.
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#15 posted 04-04-2014 01:21 PM
Nice job on the top. I would also be concerned about the structural integrity of brass. Brass is really soft. I would be concerned about denting the frame of your end table by accidentally kicking it. Unless you’re planning on using solid brass instead of hollow brass tubing. In which case, your end table is going to weigh several hundred pounds. Electroplating is probably the way to go, as others have suggested.
-- Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.
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