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How to Cut Lillypilly Copper Sheets

hi this is julie with pursuits so i’ve laid out an assortment here and i have a couple different styles going obviously and you’ll see i have different embossed patterns and then i also have different patinas on top of them one thing i do want to let you know is that this is actually the same patina but it’s a different coverage and these are all gonna vary of course these are different sheets because one is embossed and one isn’t but the patina you’ll see even if it’s the same style of patina the actual pattern and the amount it covers is going to vary which makes for really unique art pieces so I’ve got these wonderful embossed sheets and also a couple solid ones too that are thirty six gauge thirty-six gauge isn’t gonna be it’s really flexible I can just bend it with my hands is not taking any strength and then I’ve also got a much stronger very sturdy 24 gauge sheet as well and these are all in the copper you’ll see they’ve got their nice copper backs I have an inspiration project here that I’ve done and that’s a little headband where I’ve taken the lillypilly copper sheets actually cut a round to fit within the bezel setting here and then I took little ones that I hole punched and then I just curled their edges with my fingers so I want to show you how easy this is to cut I’ve got some sheets here I’ve already been working on now if you’re working with a 36 gauge you can cut it with a pair of scissors you can just go like that so you can get nice curves to it or if you like you can cut it with a pair of metal shears it’s gonna cut real easy as well and what’s great about the 36 gauge is you can actually hold punch it with a paper punch now bear in mind paper punches were not intended for this purpose so it is going to wear down your paper punch a lot quicker than if you’re using paper all you have to do put it in there and what’s nice you can actually see where you’re gonna punch it and I like to use both hands so I put it over it squeeze and it punches a little circle for you or whatever shape punch you have you can tell it does ruffle the edges a little bit and you can just flatten that out with your fingers or if you like you can curve it up into whatever shape you desire the edges will be a little bit sharp this is nice and rounded here but if you had a paper cutter that had square corners they are going to be a little bit sharp so bear that in mind now if you wanted to use the 24 gauge copper sheeting what you’re going to need to cut it with is not a pair of scissors but you will need your middle shears or a jeweler saw and so to cut this you can see I’ve already cut a little notch just cut it like so and it’s very easy to cut and again it will have some sharp edges so you might want to file those down with a diamond file now another option in addition to the paper punches are metal hole punches I’ve got a little round one here a 1.8 millimeter and you’ll see it all you have to do put the sheet between the two noses and punch you have a perfect little hole and that is all there is to cutting and using the lillypilly copper sheets you

EASY TO MAKE: Paper Tower Challenge Tutorial

It is a small tutorial on the way to construct a paper tower and you’ll be able to need the objects obvious right here so first you can have to create three stripsof paper and also you will have to do that with the aid of drawing three strips to your piece of paper as i’ve already performed with a ruler and a pencil and thencutting it out with scissors as shown here so now you an idea what the width of thepaper must be like, and you can be folding these as proven here into triangular prisms and to tape them together i’d advocate three two on the finish as shown and one in middlejust for additonal steadiness do this with the other two and also you’reset now to create the base of the paper tower you’ll be able to want four strips of paper these may also be roughly the identical dimension it isn’t important a lot here reduce them out then you can be doing what you probably did in theprevious step where you became them into triangular prisms in this case i’ve taped the core as welland you will find that it can be relatively sturdy do this with the other three and you can be competent to creatingthe base of the tower so you’ll be able to be making use of three to create a triangular headquartered pyramid and one to glue the three legs to as proven right here and also you will have to quite often reduce out a different piece of paper and do what i did just join the legs collectively to make them stable and now for the physique the three triangular prisms you will have createdearlier must slip inside every other as proven right here and ensure they fit snugly so thatyour tower does not start to lean this subsequent one doesn’t match fairly as wellits in reality a bit too giant so the tower will begin to lean over and this reduces the height you’ll be able to get inthe end now hold in intellect that no longer all of the paperwas used as you will see there’s nonetheless a little bit leftover nevertheless we did get it over three ft or roughly forty inches so that’s not a nasty should you do it with extra accuracy will have to beable to get bigger.Just right luck!.