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The making of Gold Leaf

Discussion in 'Videos' started by Phil Steffen, Nov 18, 2019.

  1. Phil Steffen

    Phil Steffen New Member

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    Just watched this short video from 1959 on how gold leaf is made. We all know it is pounded with a hammer, but a lot more goes into making gold leaf then that. Worth a look if you haven't seen it. I hope posting a link is okay.

    https://theawesomer.com/the-art-of-gold-beating/547946/

    Phil.
     
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  2. XtremeXccessories

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    Awesome video. Not a single pair of ear plugs or safety glasses in sight...
     
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  3. BIG EASY DOES IT

    BIG EASY DOES IT Very Active Member

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    Awesome video.
     
  4. Gene@mpls

    Gene@mpls Very Active Member

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    Would not like to arm wrestle one of the guys pounding by hand.
     
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  5. FireSprint.com

    FireSprint.com Merchant Member

    Just awesome!! Thanks for sharing!
     
  6. Johnny Best

    Johnny Best Very Active Member

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    Is there going to be a test on this.
     
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  7. BUCKY

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    I can feel the tendonitis from here. Cool video!
     
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  8. signage

    signage Major Contributor

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    When you can gild like this then you pass the test:)
     
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  9. Texas_Signmaker

    Texas_Signmaker Very Active Signmaker

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    Wasn't a very diverse crowd back then.
     
  10. JR's

    JR's Very Active Member

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    I think after a year working in that shop everyone's going to be deaf. What did you say something
     
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