copper wire

  1. raenstorming

    I got some 8 gauge copper wire at Home Depot that says it’s already annealed, but I’m having incredible difficulty bending it.

    I’m new to wiring, I’ll say that up front, and this is my first experience with pure copper. I want to use it on a Juniperus procumbens 'Nana' with a nice cascading branch. I got about one and a half turns around the trunk without too much issue, but then no luck. All the wiggling and fighting...
  2. J

    Remington Industries Copper Wire

    I had a good purchasing experience from Remington Industries for copper wire. 100' of 16 gauge is $22.82. Free shipping in the US.
  3. Apex


    Apex detail on the mother trunk
  4. Branch


    Just some branch detail
  5. First Styling

    First Styling

    Here she is after her first styling in the early fall of 2020. It took me three days but I'm really happy with the results. This was my first time using copper wire (thanks Mirai!)
  6. Clicio

    What is the one thing you most hate in bonsai (so far)?

    For me, copper wire has to be the worst nightmare. Specially if you use the wrong gauge, bigger than the branch needs. Wire it in place. Hard as steel. By the middle of the branch, you are turning the branch around the damn thing, and not the other way around. Unwire. The bends stay there. Throw...
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