copper flashing

Discussion in 'Building plans, blueprints, and finished projects' started by ablanton, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. ablanton

    ablanton New Member

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    Anybody know where to buy copper flashing without giving up my first-born or mortgaging my house for the next 100 years? I'd like to make a copper top for a garden hive, but all the prices I've seen are outrageous.
     
  2. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    Check with some of the local roofing companies or guttering companies, some of them do copper flashing and roofing.
     

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    Iddee New Member

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    The price of copper is so high now, if you make one, some scrap dealer will likely steal it and sell it for scrap.
     
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    It is used so uncommonly now that it will not be an easy find and certainly not cheap. Probably at least five times the cost of aluminum. If you go into a dedicated craft store you can buy spray paint in either bright or weathered patina copper that would, on aluminum sheeting, fool all but the most discerning.
     
  5. ablanton

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    I have a roll of aluminum. I may have to go that route...