Metal Working and Finishing

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Metal Working, Joining and Finishing Copper and Brass

Pages being developed giving a few facts, hints and tips.

Joining Copper

  Manufacture of HollowwareJoints for HollowwareDovetailed, Castellated or Cramped JointsBrazingSpinningDeep drawing.

Patina Finishes

Patinated brass products offered by William Tonks & Co and other manufacturers, giving a range of possible permanent finishes.

Surface Finishing

  Finishing, Cleaning & Polishing & Lacquering Copper and Brass.

Tube Mill

Photograph of the Tube Mill of William Tonks & Sons included in the 1939 and earlier catalogues.

Tube Shapes

Tube Shapes and Patterned Tubes