The Blue ink on the aluminum says: APRIL 17, 1997 and today is November 7, 2020. All I do is flatten the 0.05″ thick aluminum can material then draw on my pattern with a pencil, then scribe it in with my pin vise that has an ordinary needle in it. Next I scribe in straight lines from the curved areas, to the center, then drill a 1/8″ hole in the center. I reach in with a strong needle-nose tool and begins to bend one of the areas until the scribe line breaks. I continue doing this until all the scribe lines break and I pull out all the pieces. I sand the inside of the templet with 400, then 600 dry sandpaper. Presto, I now have a new scribing tool to use. I just tape it to the model and scribe-in the lines. So we subtract 1997 from 2020 it gives me 23 years since I made this piece of aluminum… Like I said before, put your man-made computer to work and click on “THINK.” The p.c. is located between your two ear’s and just behind your eyeballs.
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