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

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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.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com



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harrywho

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#1 posted 810 days ago

Yes, sounds very interesting. Thanks Jordan.

-- Harry, Indiana

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lanwater

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#2 posted 810 days ago

I Will be watching.

Thanks!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Kindlingmaker

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#3 posted 810 days ago

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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SASmith

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#4 posted 810 days ago

I will be following along.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 810 days ago

I’m not new but count me in.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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lightweightladylefty

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#6 posted 810 days ago

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.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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majeagle1

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#7 posted 810 days ago

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

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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lightweightladylefty

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#8 posted 810 days ago

Jordan,

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

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 810 days ago

Lights!

Camera!

Action!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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MsDebbieP

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#10 posted 810 days ago

Yes, indeed,... I’m watching :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#11 posted 810 days ago

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

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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Moron

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#12 posted 810 days ago

Absolutely love to follow along, totally interested.

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

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Jordan

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#13 posted 810 days ago

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.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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Amcarver

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#14 posted 810 days ago

Would love to see the process.

-- E.R. Bunn, http://www.hollandmountainwoodworks.com

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Philzoel

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#15 posted 810 days ago

Yes

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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