about Copper Sheet
- This workable soft pure copper sheet is
used for lasting high quality craft work ,sculpture, home &
- This raw copper sheet has a bright satin
finish with slight surface variations that add character to creations
made from this natural element. As raw metal there may be slight
ripples and scratches on the surface.
- All our sheet
copper comes in a roll so pieces that are shipped relatively
flat may have a slight curve to it.We have no source for absolutely
metal there may be slight ripples and scratches on the surface.
- Copper sheet is available online in these
36 Gauge Foil foil for embossing and tooling.MORE
Thick 30 Gauge for
small pieces & sheathing & covering objects
For sculptures & architectural pieces.
- Order samples of copper
sheet below to see what works best.
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are separate lengths. Running feet & yards ship in one continuous
- CAUTION:, Raw
metals have sharp edges.
- We use this metal
in our creations as in this bird house made of 23 gauge copper>
- BACK TO OUR CATALOG OF COPPER WIRE
RAW METAL INFORMATION
- Bulk Metal
cut to length bulk hobby & craft metals provides sizes needed
at a good value. Our cuts of art metal are generously long &
approximately square. Metal by the running foot or yard is shipped
in one length whenever possible. We
use this metal to craft our own creations. We are unable to provide
sizes other than what is shown on our web site.
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on custom cut sizes
- Most sheet metal is shipped
in a roll if more than one foot wide or long. (except our 18
gauge plate metal which is too thick to roll and ships flat )
ripples or curves can be flattened by rolling it with a smooth
rolling pin or plastic pipe section on a completely smooth surface
such as a countertop, smooth wood or heavy glass table. It also
can be rolled slightly the other way to flatten.
- Grades: These solid metals are
of an especially pure high grade for fine craft work. All of
It is solderable except aluminum..
- Our New Craft
Metal on this page has a bright
rolled satin finish. It may have some very slight surface variations
from manufacturing: ripples, scratches & color variations
which add a rich character to creations made from this natural
element. All metal is new
unless on our Recycled/
Reclaimed Metal page.
-Recycled metal: This
unused older metal has scratches, finger prints, ripples and/or
dents. Some is shiny and and some has patina from age. It is
all very usable at a good price. We use this metal in our
own creations. For these metals see our page: Recycled/
- Gauges or
The lower the gauge number the thicker the metal. For example
23 gauge sheet metal is more than twice as thick as 30 gauge.
for gauge charts.*Gauge Lines above show approximate gauge thickness
for wire for comparison and may not appear correctly on all screens. Gauges
listed are AWG or average wire gauge thickness and are approximate
to gauge size stated (within a few hundredths of an inch)
- Hardness: Basically how easy it
is to bend or work: Most of our metal is annealed soft except
is pliable yet holds up for folding and hammering. Thicker metal bends less
easily than thin.
Hard is stiff, bends less easily and holds is shape better
in larger pieces.
- FINISH: Our raw/bare metals can
be buffed up after a piece is completed. More information
HOW-TO : Cleaning, cutting, forming, soldering & finishing
- PATINA: All the metals we offer are raw with
no wax or varnish and will gain an aged patina over time. Patina
solutions (available at most hardware stores) can be used to
speed the aging process. More about Patina
CARE , Raw metals have sharp edges. Rolls and coils are tightly
wound and may spring open. It is best to wear gloves when handling
raw metal. The craft metals and hand crafted metal creations
are not made for use by children.
- Our metals
are sold only for craft work; and they are not tested nor certified
safe for electrical nor electronic uses, nor home construction
, and they are not certified for food service, nor internal consumption.
(Yes folks some actually ask if they can eat this craft metal!)
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