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Diydodie posted on the 18/11/2018 12:18:37 PM

Have found a copper emersion tank behind wall when rennovating kitchen. We're wanting to cut it into a splashback and have tried using a dremel to no avail. Anyone know of any ironmongors or anywhere we could get it cut to size, in this area or in town? Thanks.


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#1 - Malarki replied on the 18/11/2018 12:49:58 PM

You could try Sillars down near Trongate: glasgow.cylex-uk.co.uk/company/david-a-sillars-19807519.html

The guy who runs Reid Timber used to be a blacksmith so he might be able to help: www.reidtimber.co.uk/

Alternatively, get yourself an angle grinder and some cutting blades down at Bill's Tools, have a bit of practice on some s**** first and then do ot yourself.


#2 - Pat replied on the 19/11/2018 11:12:29 AM

The thing with copper is that it 'work hardens' Once the copper is spun into the shape of an immersion heater it's actually quite tough. This means cutting it and or trying to flatten it into a splash back, without annealing it is going to be a seriously hard job! Pull the tank out and sell it for s****. Use the cash to buy a sheet of thin copper for your splash back!


#3 - Pat replied on the 19/11/2018 12:03:57 PM

Is s**** a banned word now?


#4 - anon replied on the 19/11/2018 11:21:48 PM

what is the banned word starting with s, maybe leave spaces between letters


#5 - anon replied on the 21/11/2018 1:00:40 AM

You've got to work it out;
"practice on some s**** first", "sell it for s****"
Hint, it's not poop and it rhymes with clap


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