Step 1Beginning of the mother mold process.
Step 2Taking the imperfections out of the wax.
Step 3Wax sprued prior to the ceramic mold.
Step 4Ceramic slurry mold process.
Step 5Slurry room - finished ceramic molds.
Step 6Wax being melted out of the ceramic mold, followed by the curing of the ceramic mold in preparation for the bronze pour.
Step 7Taking the molten bronze out of the furnace.
Step 8Metal pour of the molten bronze into the ceramic mold- 2000 F.
Step 9Metal preparation room.
Step 10Rich welding.
Step 11Rich over seeing the patina process.
Step 12Rich chasing the metal (grinding) “Out on the Terrace.”
Step 13Rich working on “The Three Bears” and “Roseate Spoonbill”.
Step 14Rich with finished bronzes.