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Regulated power for electrochemistry. Build this regulated electrochemistry power supply and learn about electrolysis and electroplating. Part 1. Circuitry.
ELECTRONICS NOW Dec 1995 (v.66#12) pg. 29
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW Mar 1996 (v.67#3) pg. 14

Regulated power for electrochemistry. Part 2. Construction details.
ELECTRONICS NOW Mar 1996 (v.67#3) pg. 47

Very simple plating uses metal scraps, tap water, sugar and salt.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jul-Aug 1966 (v.2#3) pg. 81

Electroforming. Using an electroplater to plate metals in heavy coatings to achieve a cast look.
GEMS & MINERALS #510 Apr 1980 pg. 25

Electrostripping for the jewelry maker.
GEMS & MINERALS #510 Apr 1980 pg. 64

Anodizing aluminum. A four step process for anodizing aluminum is described.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Jan 1983 (v.72#1) pg. 24

Chrome plating model parts. How to strip old chrome and prepare plastic or metal parts so that they can be professionally re-chromed.
IPMS/USA JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1998 (v.11#1) pg. 32

Tip: Technique for electroplating all surface areas of jewelry articles to achieve uniform color and consistency.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #570 May 1985 pg. 20

A look at the electroforming process used in making jewelry.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Aug 1980 (v.34#5) pg. 1178

Electroforming: fancies and facts. Manufacturer of electroforming machines and supplies explains and illustrates how it works.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Feb 1982 (v.35#11) pg. 2280

Tips on electroplating and electroforming.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1986 (v.39#12) pg. 15

Anodized parrot. Metal brooch features a parrot motif that is fabricated of 18K gold, onyx and anodized niobium. An explanation of the anodizing process which closely resembles standard electroplating, but causes brilliant colors to appear in the niobium. An intermediate technique.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1999 (v.53#6) pg. 59

How to remove plating from old brass bathroom fittings.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan 1978 (v.6#1) pg. 5

Tip on removing chrome plating from brass faucets.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Aug-Sep 1984 (v.12#7) pg. 163

A date with the plater. Restoring the decorative metal finishes on architectural hardware.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1997 (v.25#3) pg. 56
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.25#4) pg. 13

Elemental Cibachromes. Jay Dunitz describes his technique for using chemical electrolysis to "paint" on sheet metal and macrophotographing the colorful results.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jan 1991 (v.19#9) pg. 36

Three-jar plating rig for anodizing colors and for nickel or copper plating.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jun 1965 (v.22#6) pg. 55

How to electro-etch brass plates for use as name plates, etc. Uses a 6-volt battery and a solution of copper sulphate.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jan 1980 (v.17#1) pg. 92

Experiments in electrochemistry.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1991 (v.8#6) pg. 27
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1991 (v.8#10) pg. 4

How to remove zinc or cadmium plating from nuts and bolts to make them safe for welding.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1982 (v.158#2) pg. 48

Chemical electroplating you can do without electricity.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1972 (v.200#2) pg. 116

Experimental electroplating at home.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Dec 1963 (v.34#12) pg. 98

How to "sputter" thin films of metal onto glass and experiment with them. Apparatus such as telescope mirrors, beam splitters and electronic components use thin metallic films on glass.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Oct 1967 (v.217#4) pg. 134

Stripping chromium or nickel plating from small parts made of steel, brass, or zinc die cast metals.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #204 Jul 1993 (v.17#12) pg. 15

Rust removal using electrolysis. How to set up a system using a battery charger and a bucket of lye/water solution.
WOOD MAGAZINE #63 Sep 1993 (v.10#6) pg. 74
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #67 Jan 1994 (v.11#1) pg. 6, 9
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #72 Sep 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 4

Electroplating in the home shop.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1965 (v.21#5) pg. 26

How to etch brass using this low-voltage (6-volt) electrolysis setup.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1982 (v.38#4) pg. 9