Sunday, March 20, 2016

Progress continues...

stainless rods in forge for the binding of the heart

hammered forms out the back of the forge

hammered via trip hammer and then sanded
and polished..

More progress to a cemetery monument ....

starting with the post...
add one at a time and do some straightening as we go...
Fiery process..
another leaf
all 7!

Progress of a cemetery monument ...

the scale of each heart leaf is 3' square to cut in 1/4" stainless
each piece in the forge

and then to the trip hammer...

nicely misshapen after forge and hammer

a first try for attachment to see what things look like!
after straightening warped sheets .... sanding and polishing
lots of marks
getting closer

Progress of a cemetery monument

the site   

the adjacent and related monument...   

the idea for the monument from the image and meaning of the Sacred Heart 
and a model for the idea...

a drawing of a base made of panels of limestone