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First forged rose for Valentines day

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That's a neat rose. New Zealand variety. Thick petals that are frost resistant! :)

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On 2/15/2017 at 2:37 PM, Nate Thiessen said:

That is beautiful! How long did it take you to make?

The rose took two hours to make, I cut the discs for the petals out of 1.6mm sheet witha hole saw and then guessed and cut four slots in towards the centre tacked it onto a 6mm rod and used a cross pein hammer to draw the petals from a 1/4 out to a 1/2 circle then just bent them around with a pair of long nosed pliers. I used the oxy acet torch for my heat source.

On 2/15/2017 at 9:17 PM, ausfire said:

That's a neat rose. New Zealand variety. Thick petals that are frost resistant! :)

LOL not much chance of a frost yet its been too wet summer is two months over due

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