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  1. roman16

    roman16 Registered User

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    Hi. Anyone out there have a recommendation for casting a piece of bronze molding missing from the side of a fine French clock I own. It is about 6 inches long and 1 inch wide. I have the piece from the other side to make a mold. The molding is too detailed for sand casting so I'm looking for someone to do wax or silicone casting. Any recommendation would be much appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. shutterbug

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    You want the final product to be bronze? Or is just the shape enough?
     
  3. roman16

    roman16 Registered User

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    Hi. Doesn't have to be bronze. I can probably color it to match the original. Thanks
     
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    You might take a look at Alumilite products. Do note though that if your pieces are mirror shapes of each other, a copy of one won't work.
     
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    Opened thread expecting to read about a fishing question. :)
     
  6. gleber

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    As long as you started it... And I was ready to audition.:D

    On the serious side, we've used Alumilite at work with success, but I don't have much personal experience with it.

    Tom
     

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