Re: [MedievalSawdust] Copper Pot Problem
- I have seen tinning done by a craftsman, and they do indeed melt the tin
onto the sides. You may be thinking of zinc, which not safe to be around
in heated molten form (many a person ruins their health or kills
themselves by welding galvanized steel). The food safe pewter I use is
some 97% tin,
Phillipos the Skeptic
On Thu, 13 Aug 2009, leaking pen wrote:
> You dont. Tinning is done by basically welding a tin sheet on the
> inside. Melted tin, not teh best bet.
> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 4:48 PM, Cheri or Anne<celticcheri@...> wrote:
>> Thanks for the tips on cooking with the pot. I need them, as I have never
>> cooked in an unlined copper pot before. It will look great at events, as I
>> cleaned it I can see that is is hand forged from two pieces of copper.
>> I'm thinking, after reading about tinning inside pots, that it would not be
>> too hard to do and we have the stuff here to do that (my husband does
>> sandstone casting). I do know where to buy the pewter for the casting, but
>> where does one buy tin to melt and line inside pots?
>> I posted pics onto facebook if anyone want to see it. Just search my e-mail
>> addy and I'll pop up! Or I could post them here too as this one is a yahoo
>> Thank you, again.
>> Go softly and gently for those you meet here will be
>> those you know hereafter."
>> --- _,___
- I love this group. Where else can one ask about how to clean copper pots and end up making moonshine in them! A natural progression.Anne
Go softly and gently for those you meet here will be
those you know hereafter."