View Full Version : Aneal nickle silver ?????


pknives
11-23-2002, 05:42 PM
Does anyone know how to aneal nickle silver? I read somewhere that it can be anealed but can`t remember what it said to do. I use 1/16" ns as handle pins in my slipjoints, the softer the better.
Thanks
Bill Ruple

Mike Hull
11-23-2002, 05:52 PM
Bill, heat it to cherry red, and quench in water. It's sorta the opposite of steel.

pknives
11-23-2002, 05:59 PM
Thanks Mike I will give it a try.
Bill

Mike Hull
11-23-2002, 07:19 PM
You're welcome. And, welcome to CKD.:D