Casting from an original carving #1: Would anyone like to follow along?

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Blog entry by Jordan posted 01-30-2012 11:26 PM 1710 reads 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Years ago I showed you the molding and casting process of a roof bear.

Many newbies have since joined and I am wondering if anyone would like to follow the molding and casting process of my carved gourd from it’s present to the bronze foundry?

If not, that’s okay but it has started now so I just thought I’d ask for some of you who wrote to me saying you were entering the same world of casting from your originals.

This series will also be on my Facebook page for any of my FB friends.


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#1 posted 01-30-2012 11:44 PM

Yes, sounds very interesting. Thanks Jordan.

-- Harry, Indiana

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#2 posted 01-30-2012 11:48 PM

I Will be watching.


-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#3 posted 01-30-2012 11:59 PM

Jordan, It sounds like a woundrous and curious adventure, I will be looking forward to it!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#4 posted 01-31-2012 12:04 AM

I will be following along.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#5 posted 01-31-2012 12:08 AM

I’m not new but count me in.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#6 posted 01-31-2012 12:12 AM

Yes, Jordan, we’d love to come along on your journey (and learn a bunch along the way). Thanks for your willingness to share your expertise.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#7 posted 01-31-2012 12:13 AM

Count me in as well Jordon…..... this will be very interesting!!!!!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#8 posted 01-31-2012 12:16 AM


A question for you: Is your molding and casting process of the roof bear still available somewhere?


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#9 posted 01-31-2012 12:17 AM




Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#10 posted 01-31-2012 12:19 AM

Yes, indeed,... I’m watching :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#11 posted 01-31-2012 12:30 AM

Yes-sir-ree!!!! Count me in too! Thank you for offering to do this Jordan! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#12 posted 01-31-2012 12:45 AM

Absolutely love to follow along, totally interested.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

View Jordan's profile


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#13 posted 01-31-2012 12:54 AM

Okay then, I think that’s good enough for me. I’ll be posting first pictures shortly and Lightweightlady, I have no clue where it is – I have since changed computers and have somehow misplaced it.


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#14 posted 01-31-2012 01:31 AM

Would love to see the process.

-- E.R. Bunn,

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#15 posted 01-31-2012 02:38 AM


-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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