To do this I use the following:
- An empty drinks can, or better still the lid off a bean tin or similar.
- A good pair of kitchen scissors.
- Sharp modelling knife.
- Super glue
Using the same method it is possible to repair bayonets. It is a bit more fiddly, but with practice it can be done. Here is my subject:
I cut a tiny slot in the end of the musket - tricky this: