Dade City FL 33523
Our Complete metal sculpting catalog
for quick online ordering:

Bronze & Brass Sheet

COPPER SHEET METAL
  ALUMINUM SHEET
 THIN SHEET METAL Foil: 
SCULPTURE
& ARMATURE WIRE:
Bronze Wire Gold Color
 NICKEL SILVER WIRE
ALUMINUM WIRE
 COPPER WIRE

SCULPTING TOOLS & SUPPLIES
SALES & SAMPLE SETS

 RECYCLED & VINTAGE METALS

Sculpture Metal:

High quality metal sheet & wire

made especially for Sculpture & Armatures

 

 Bronze sheet: is a high quality blend of metals created especially for sculpting with a deep gold color. It cuts & solders easily. See our Bronze & Brass Sheet
 
 
 
Bronze Wire:
    This Gold Colored Wire is a high quality blend of metals created especially for sculpting . It cuts & solders easily. See our Bronze Sculpting & Jewelry WIRE
 
 
Scroll down for more Sculpture making Metals & Supplies
 
 
METAL SCULPTURE SUPPLIES
FOR 25 YEARS
 
INSTANT HELP
on Ordering
& Metal Craft Information
 
 
 
Order securely through our cart
 
E-MAIL US

 Reminder: Bookmark the Whimsie Studio Supply in Favorites  
 Updated February 18 2010

 

Aluminum Wire
This high quality pure aluminum wire is ideal for lightweight sculptures. It is inexpensive and comes in very soft or stiff for armatures. See our ALUMINUM WIRE for Armatures Sculpture

  

Copper Wire
This solid wire is of high quality for sculpture It comes in round, square & half round. The thick copper wire is ideal for armatures. It solders easily.
 See our COPPER JEWELRY WIRE

 

 
Nickel Silver Wire
Nickel Silver wire is a high quality blend of metals created especially for sculpture & jewelry An alloy the resembles sterling silver. It cuts & solders easily.
 See our NICKEL SILVER Sculpture WIRE
 
   
 Copper Sheet:This workable soft pure copper sheet is used for lasting high quality sculpture & craft.
   This raw copper sheet has a bright satin finish. More about Copper Sheet    
Copper sheet is available online in several thicknesses below.
Thin 36 gauge foil for embossing and tooling.
 
Medium thick 30 gauge for small pieces & sheathing
 
Thick 23 gauge  For sculptures & architectural pieces
 
Copper plate 18 gauge our heaviest sheet , ships flat

 

 Bronze sheet: is a high quality blend of metals created especially for sculpting with a deep gold color. It cuts & solders easily.

See our Bronze & Brass Sheet

 
Yellow Brass Sheet
This is a special alloy of Copper and Zinc made to resemble gold for Sculpting, craft and jewelry.
   This raw metal has a bright satin finish. Yellow brass sheet has a light bright gold color.

SEE OUR YELLOW BRASS SHEET
Aluminum Sheet Metal:
   This solid aluminum sheet metal is ideal for fine Sculpting, It is light weight & easily bent.  
  This raw aluminum sheet has a bright satin finish, & It comes in several thicknesses .
  See our ALUMINUM SHEET for Sculptors
 WIRE CUTTERS & WIRE BENDING PLIERS
for fine work like jewelry Sculpture & wire craft
 

POLISHING CLOTHS

to Brighten metal

without residue

 

 

Thin Sheet Metal : Foil for Embossing
 
 
 
 
 
 
COPPER Foil for Tooling
 
 BRASS FOIL for Tooling
 
ALUMINUM FOIL
 
COLORED FOILS
 
 
Tools with instructions
 
 

 

RECYCLED & VINTAGE METALS
 
 

  METAL CRAFT How-to Articles & Books
 WIRE CUTTERS &WIRE BENDING PLIERS
for fine work like jewelry & wire craft
 

POLISHING CLOTHS

to Brighten metal

without residue


Gauge Thickness chart & Information
 
 
Gauge Is thickness. The higher the gauge number the thinner the metal.
 
The chart below shows approximate gauge thickness for metal to give a relative idea of different gauges. It is in American Standard Gauge of Average wire gauge thickness.
 
 Gauge -Thickness  Dimension inches thick  Dimension millimeters thick

  NOTES

 2

 

.258 inch or
slightly over 1/4 inch thick

  6.54 mm
  VERY HEAVY THICK WIRE .For large sculptures & armatures- cuts best with a bolt cutter or saw.

 4

 
.204 inch

 5.189 mm
 THICK WIRE .For large sculptures & armatures- cuts best with a bolt cutter or saw.

 6

 

 .162 inch

 4.1mm
 THICK WIRE .For large sculptures & armatures- cuts best with a bolt cutter or saw.

 8

  .128 a little over 1/8 inch

3.26 mm
 

 9

   .114 inch

   2.91 mm
 

  10

 

.102 inch

  2.6 mm
 

  12

 
.081 inch 50

 2 mm thick
 About as thick as a standard wire coat hanger

 14

 

 .064 inch

a bit thicker than 1/16 inch
1.6 mm
 This and thicker is Considered PLATE METAL in sheet metal. as in "copper plate"

  16

 .051 inch

 1.30 mm
 

  18

 .04 inch

 1 mm
 A bit thicker than a standard paper clip in wire. Heavy PLATE METAL in sheet metal. as in "copper plate"

  20

.032 inch

.80mm
About the thickness of a standard paper clip.

  22

 . 025

 .65mm
 

  23

Photo shows Approximate thickness: 23 gauge

  .023 or 23 Mil

  .576 mm

 

Standard heavy weight Sheet metal for larger craft work, roofing and range hoods etc. In copper sheet it is 1 pound per square foot approximately.

For sheet metal it cuts with a tin snips or saw

  24

  .020 or 20 Mil

 .5 mm -half a millimeter

Heavy weight Sheet metal.

For sheet metal it cuts with a tin snips or saw

A medium fine wire for craft.

  26

  .016

 .40 mm
 

  30

 .010 also known as 10 mil
as it is 10/1000
inch thick

  .25 mm 1/4 mm
 Medium weight sheet - cuts with a scissors. twice as thick as 36 gauge below, But a very thin wire- not very strong

  36

 .005 also known as 5 mil
as it is 5/1000 inch thick

  .125 mm 1/8 mm

 Heavy FOIL: Standard Embossing & tooling & foil. Cuts with a scissors.

7 times thicker than houshold aluminum foil.

  38

 .002

  .101 mm

  Medium weight foil slightly lighter than above

Extremely thin wire

   45-50

 .0014

.0007
    thin foil- Household"tin" Aluminum foil- called
very thin foil -
standard aluminum kitchen foil "tin foil"
 
The Gauge thickness lines may not appear correctly on some computer screens due to different screen resolutions and page size settings.
 
Adjust your screen or estimate If this does not appear as one inch.
 
 
Or see the inch dimensions in the chart above on this page and compare with a ruler.
 
 
 
 
 
PLEASE REFRESH YOUR SCREEN
TO SEE ALL OUR NEWEST OFFERINGS & CURRENT PRICES
Old prices from old versions of our web site will not be honored.
 
 
 
ALUMINUM WIRE 
JEWELERS BRONZE & BRASS WIRE
NICKEL SILVER WIRE 
COPPER WIRE
  
WIRE CRAFT TOOLS
ALUMINUM SHEET
 
 BRASS SHEET METAL
BRONZE SHEET METAL
 
COPPER SHEET METAL
 
SHEET METAL TIN SNIPS
 
ALUMINUM FOIL
FOR EMBOSSING
 BRASS FOIL
for EMBOSSING
COLORED
ALUMINUM FOILS
 
COPPER Foil
for EMBOSSING

FOIL EMBOSSING TOOLS
 
METAL CRAFT TOOLS
How to SOLDER BOOKLET

SALES & SAMPLE SETS
Recycled & Vintage Craft Metal
POLISHING CLOTHS

 

 

The full content of this site writings, photos and creations are original and copyright protected.
(c) Copyright 2010 -All Rights Reserved the Whimsie Studio.

 

 

 

PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

*Gauge sizes are AWG. - average wire gauge and may vary slightly length to length. The gauge lines shown are for comparison and may not appear the same on every screen.
CAUTION :HANDLE WITH CARE , Raw metals may have sharp edges and are not for children. This is bare craft wire and NOT for electrical use. This wire is not for internal use. More on handling & use below
Prices and shipping is for USA delivery only.