I’m making my own ball-end head pins by melting sterling wire in a
I know it’s possible to get a smooth, rounded surface but don’t know
how. After cleaning it’s obvious that the balls I make always have
large wrinkles or divots in them - they are not smooth.
I’ve looked in the archives and can’t find a documented fix for this
I’m suspending the wire over the torch flame with tweezers so the
ball hangs downward and
I’ve tried several fluxes.
Does anybody know what I’m doing wrong?
Thanks in advance for your help!