4/12/10

# 2


The wax house numbers gated and in shell stage at the foundry-the first layers of shell are super fine and painted on to pick up all the detail, subsequent layers are dipped to form a thick casing which is fired, melting out the wax and producing an empty mold for the bronze pour.

8 comments:

MONDOBLOGO said...

I love seeing the process, keep it coming....

Where/who/what is this foundry?

david john said...

beautiful...
like these photos too...

The Golden Smith said...

sprue manchoo!

Reference Library said...

yowza

newgrass said...

Awesome. Can't wait to see the finished product.

Peter Nencini said...

Yes, such a lovely process to track. It's like one of those Buster Crabbe 'Flash Gordon' cliffhangers! Waiting for the next installement...

Joey said...

That would be an awesome sculpture/house numbers in front of a house!

BCR said...

Amazing. Jasper Johns has nothing on you!