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[Source] Large copper shapes


#1

To all those knowledgeable & experienced people out there who have been
answering lots of ?'s that I didn’t ask but wanted info on, thank you.

Does anyone have a source/sources for large (4" +) copper circles,ovals,
etc.? Maybe even shallow bowl type shapes. Thank you in advance.

Deb
(we just got our first snow on the mountains in Anchorage yesterday)


#2

Enameling supply places usually carry these. I have some from Schlaifer’s
here in So.Cal. - nice people.

Their website is: http://www.enameling.com

Janis Carlson
Art & Soul Studios


#3

Hi Deb Harbor Freight sells cutters for cutting gaskets, I bought a set
15.00 or 16.00 and the smaller set 4.00 They work really well for cutting
circles in silver, (thats how I make some of my Disc Beads)
Susan


#4

Hi Deb,

 Does anyone have a source/sources for large (4" +) copper
circles,ovals, etc.? Maybe even shallow bowl type shapes. Thank you in
advance.

Try Metalliferous Inc., 34 West 46th St, New york, 10036. Phone
212-944-0909, Fax 212-944-0644.

Dave


#5

Deb Both Pyramid Art, 1-888-222-1332(toll free) FAX 1-888-454-1417 ,
and Nasco Arts & Crafts, 1-800-558-9595 (FAX in California 209-545-1669)
have 4" copper 18g circles and bowl/saucer shapes as well as other shapes.
Nasco seems to have a slightly better selection and has a branch in
California. Linda M


#6

Deb, I buy 4x8 foot sheet of copper from a metal company that normally
sells to roofers who use it to put fancy trim on expensive buildings. I
ask for a ‘second’ sheet, one which has damage, sometimes just a scratch or
gouge and get it for about 2/3 off. The last one I bought was about $50.
It is cut with a makita jig saw I put a wooden sole plate on. One sheet
will last the occasional hobbyist ten years or so. Four 6 inch bowls per
square foot times 32 square feet is a lot of bowls. Little pieces of copper
add up to be more expensive. Geo.


#7

Hi Deb,

Nobody mentioned Thompson enamels as a source for bowls and sheet copper
did they? But I know we have talked about them as an enameling source
before.

Or you could go straight to the source (where Thompson orders from)
American Metalcraft, Inc. (708) 345-1177. This is a wholesale seller so you
need to order more than just a couple of pieces, but not a whole lot. Ask
for the “craft” catalog.

Karen