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Nice. I've been looking into doing some etching recently. I think my safest bet on silver will be ferric nitrate - what did you use for this? How did you make your resist? I read about getting some stuff you use for something to do with circuitboard making and using OHP acetate and photocopier toner with an iron. Are you doing it from home? It's all a bit of a scary thought working with acids in my little flat so I might see if I can use the fume cabinet at college.
I'm using PCB etchant - got it at the local Radio Shack, (electronics supply store) - and it is good for several uses. This is nickel silver because it is what I had on-hand at, like 9pm on a Sunday, but it works similarly on silver - and on copper and brass which I've also been etching.
I've read the same stuff, probably, about the toner and iron method and it just seemed so fiddly - I've been using scrapbook rub-ons. Like, letraset letters. Which reminds me that I have a huge stash of letraset stuff, oooooh. Anyway - I've also had really good successes with thick paper stickers and cardstock that I've used spray adhesive to attach. And the vinyl used for laptop stickers and skins and stuff. I think any sort of adhesive is going to work sufficiently.
The fumes are not such a big deal with the PCB stuff that I have - you certainly don't want to huff it but I use it in a big open room and it's all good.
I so want to see if you wind up playing with this!
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