Friday 2 December 2011
Available from Tiranti, this pewter material is available in 21G (0.80mm), size 305mm x 610mm (12 x 24in) sheets. Pewter does not harden when being beaten, and so does not have to be constantly annealed. The Soft Copper FoilSoft copper foil material measures 1mm (004in) thick, in rolls that are 165mm (61/2in) wide x 1m across. The Soft Aluminium FoilSoft aluminium foil measures 1mm (.004in) thick, and is sold in 300mm (12in) wide x 1m rolls. Both of these materials can be applied to your turnings to add a decorative element.
Prices: Soft Aluminium Foil - from Â£9.82; Soft Copper Foil - from Â£9.40 (prices inc VAT)
Tel: 0845 123 2100
(PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF ALEC TIRANTI)
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