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A Knack for Sawing Copper

Well, my goodness. Who knew I would love working in metal? I’ve worked in clay, pencils, markers, oil painting, and watercolor. I never dreamed I’d enjoy sawing bits of salvage yard copper scraps. And, yet, here I am doing just that and loving it.

Watch for lots of copper jewelry. I’m on a roll!

My set up on the back porch. It was 99 degrees yesterday, so my Dr Pepper is close by.

This strip of copper is from the salvage yard.
Colburn made the bench pin (wooden piece with V shape cut out).

A package of different size saw blades. Each bundle has about a dozen blades. That’s how tiny they are.

Lube for the saw blade. Love that it says “takes the chatter out.”
Could’ve used that with my youngest daughter. haha

Very skinny blade, all lubed up and ready to go.

I’m really pleased at how well I did sawing straight lines.
It’s important to keep my shoulders relaxed and BREATHE.

Getting tired of sawing straight lines.

Feeling triumphant and sweaty after sawing a curved line!

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