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Head Tube Badge

I've had some copper sheet laying around the garage for a few years, and decided to take a crack at a head tube badge. A bike always looks incomplete to me without a little something on the head tube. I drilled and cut out the shape of a cog, and stamped 004 in it (for frame number 4). I was going to stamp 003 and put it on my road bike, but it turns out that the set of punches I bought is missing the "3". After I got it cut out, I filed and sanded off the sharp edges, and sanded the front smooth to remove any marks. I…
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