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Copper Into Art

by Kurt Ainsworth

For years I have made copper into art for both my customers’ trophies and competition entries. Copper is a beautiful malleable metal that can be worked and shaped into many different things. When heated, the molecules are hyperextended, and when cooled quickly copper remains soft and bendable. This process may be necessary for applications using thicker copper. In this article I will show you how to make a leaf using copper sheeting. There are two way of going about this, and your method depends on the number of leaves you wish to make.

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