|norman valentine||07/10/2019 14:31:21|
|209 forum posts|
I have been given a quantity of small punches and I am wondering what they are for. I tried punching steel but it did not leave much of a mark. They work well on aluminium. Are they for hallmarking precious metals?
|Ian Parkin||07/10/2019 14:35:48|
665 forum posts
|Derek Lane||07/10/2019 14:38:04|
238 forum posts
Other than leather work wood carvers have punches similar to these
|273 forum posts|
We used them in school metalwork lessons to decorate ornamental copperwork - serviette rings, ash trays and the like. That was in 1961 when schools had metalwork shops and could afford to buy metal...
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