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Copper gauge for repousse


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Depends on the overall size of workpiece, and height for pattern/design you want to raise,
Old copper water cylinder tanks can be used or up to 0.125" for something like a weathervane body, Just keep it well annealed and keep re annealing as necessary as you are working the material it will work harden
You could even use copper foil and a ball pointed tool to inscribe patterns for jewellery etc,
Give each a try, there are no hard and fast rules but don't forget enjoy yourself while you are doing it.

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