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How thick was the cast bangle and did it turn out cost effective
in the end?

The walls were between 3/4 & 1mm thick. I made out alright in the end.
That’s quite a bit better than I’ve done on quite a few other jobs.

Also, in defense of taking in something that you don't know how
to do...

I try to take on a lot of stuff that I’ve never done before. I have 2
granulation jobs in my workbox right now. I also just ordfered an arbor
press and tool steel to make “blanking dies” to make some miniature bicycle
chain. On the other hand, you won’t see me at the lumber yard selecting
wood for the cabinets I just took a commission on. I got the same sort of
skills when it comes to brick laying. I could guess about how long it might
take me to do those jobs but I don’t think that it would be very honest of
me and I can’t expect a client to pick up the tab for my training. Sorry ,
if I seem more or less obnoxious, but I work with “designers” that tell
their customers that they are “goldsmiths”.

Bruce D.Holmgrain e-mail: @Bruce_Holmgrain
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McLean, VA 22106-7972 phone:: 703-593-4652