Castings from 2012 Bronze Pour I

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Marty.Hicks
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Castings from 2012 Bronze Pour I

Unread post by Marty.Hicks » Sun Mar 17, 2013 3:07 pm

Here are some snapshots of some of the castings right out of the molds. So (obviously) clean up work is the next step. We learned tons which we'll apply to the pour this Spring.
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pumpkin.jpg
The mold was made directly over a mini pumpkin. Turned out great.
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dragonfly.jpg
Dragonfly decorative tile.
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bowl.jpg
The mold was made directly off a found object.
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sculpture.jpg
Part of a bigger sculpture.
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shell tree.jpg
1 out of 3 came through. Next time we'll make the sprue bigger to feed metal to the real thin sections.
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tail stocks.jpg
These will be tail stocks for a lathe.
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tiles.jpg
Sample decorative tiles - could be interspersed in a ceramic tile backsplash.
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strgraw
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Re: Castings from 2012 Bronze Pour I

Unread post by strgraw » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:14 pm

Extremely impressive works! I love the oak and ginkgo leaves on the decorative tiles.

Marty.Hicks
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Re: Castings from 2012 Bronze Pour I

Unread post by Marty.Hicks » Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:41 pm

Thanks! If anyone has some photos of finished works please post them. I'll post some I have when I get a little more time.

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