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iosto

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  • Birthday 09/22/1962

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    Cagliari ( italy)
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  1. the copper tape is this 8 mm : https://www.ebay.it/itm/Larghezza-8mm-20m-lungo-DIY-doppio-adesivo-conduttivo-lati-Nastro-lamina-rame/361963980654?hash=item5446bc076e:g:a~MAAOSwPPpaP~I3
  2. I used this product purchased on e-bay: Green / White (Tiffany Green) Patina Solution, Copper, Brass https://www.ebay.it/itm/Green-White-Tiffany-Green-Patina-Solution-Copper-Brass-etc-15-30-45ml-/262953186904 I did some pieces of copper before testing. You have to do different applications with the brush and when it is still wet, clean the surface with a damp cloth. The liquid is a bit irritating, you must use a mask and use it in an airy environment.
  3. iosto

    La Jacinthe

    LA JACINTHE - Goêlette - 1823 scale 1:65
  4. Almost over ..... Next week the Plexiglas case arrives and the flags are mounted
  5. Construction of the bowsprit
  6. Kitchen and other details of the bridge
  7. Aging of copper. I wanted to give an antique effect with the copper green patina, treating the surface with a product to create the green patina.
  8. Copper sheet cover: I took the 8 mm adhesive copper, I made a brass shape with guides to cut the shape of the rivets. The rivets are engraved with two toothed wheels of different sizes for the edges and for the central part.

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