I cut up some 10mil copper sheet that I had so I could do a bunch at one time. It is kind of a production for me to do it. I have to set up the Jax in one container and a bucket of water in another container. I have to watch it so I get the colors I want. So, I did a bunch at once - in addition to the tons of little pieces I had for the copper book necklace class. Some of the sheets turned a cool blue and some a darker shade of red. It got black only if I kept it in too long.
BTW, make sure you don't handle the copper sheet too much prior to putting it into the Jax. I was trying to straighten out the pieces - it came on a roll. Some of the pieces have a clear impression of my fingerprints - from the oil on my fingers. It is kinda cool actually. The pieces are appox. 5-6" squares.
The 10 mil copper sheet is courtesy of basiccopper.com. http://basiccopper.com/
If you are doing something small or would like to just play with copper sheet, Basic Copper sells a sampler pack and scrap pack so you can try it out. I found that the scrap pack has some good sized pieces and I can make a lot of jewelry and small embellishments with it.
If you are not familiar with copper sheet, then this article might help. Notice who's the author. ME! ME! ME! 10 mil is approx 30 gauge. I had to do that conversion as well. I am used to gauge from working with wire.
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You have until Sunday nite to do it. I will pick a winner on Monday after I recover from CHA.
I would like to know what you do with your copper or what you would like to do.
Come back after Monday to see if you are a winner.
I use the Random number thingie to get a winner, BTW
Thanks, Basic Copper!