Thanks to all for your help on my extra solder problem,
especially all of you who reminded me to use the right amount of
solder. I did use the right amount on three of four of the balls
on the piece, so I guess there's hope for me yet. It was
encouraging to see the different solutions to the problem and I
will certainly keep them in mind for this and future needs.
A couple of questions arose from the thread that I would like to
have clarifcation on.
stippling with a sharp point tool in a flex shaft hammer
can certainly recover some messy areas.
Rick, do you mean dabbing over and over like the painting
technique called "stippling?" in order to give it a textured
and Mike wrote:
Finally, once the piece is flat, I use camel's hair brushes with
graystar and fabulustre at constantly different angles to bring
the polish back to the piece. I hope this helps, Mike
Mike, I'm not familiar with graystar and fabulustre. Could you
expound (or pontificate, if you prefer).
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