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How to: Annealing

Annealing restores malleability to work-hardened metal. Place the metal on a soldering pad, flux it, and heat it with a torch. When the metal has a dull, rose-colored glow, it is annealed. Quench the metal in water, and then soak it in pickle to remove oxides and flux residue.
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