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Soview - Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 4:46pmSculpture Gallery | abstract | brass | copper | l Art | META | patina | sacred geometry | steel | tabletop | wall
UrbanDrift - Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 6:24pmcnc plasma cutter | firepit | steel | welded firepit
I am trying to find out the best rustproofing idea for a firepit commission I have just finished. It is 3/16 mild steel and will be placed a few blocks from the sea in San Francisco so it will rust. There is already a nice patina on it which I am keen to keep. Any suggestions for rustproofing without just painting it. What oils can I use that will be ok with the fire and not smell too much.
revolverocelot - Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 9:02pmarchitectural | corten steel | steel
My 1st post here. I was doing some browsing for handrail designs and came across architects using Cor-ten steel to create works or art, building claddings etc. My question is, if I cut up a 20ft shipping container, which is made of Cor-ten steel, remove the paint, would I get the same patina after?
sharonwisely - Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 7:09pmblack smoke | blackened steel | steel | torching steel
I took a basic jewelry metalsmithing class once, and the instructor showed us how to take a heavy gauge of steel wire (it was actually a rod) and turn it a matte black color. Of course, I can't
UrbanDrift - Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 11:34pmcold forged | flower | mild steel | steel
A windswept flower and an orchid like one. Both cold forged recycled steel
UrbanDrift - Monday, August 6, 2012 - 11:39pmbrass | brazing | polished | sculpture | steel | welding
Here is my latest piece.
byJohan se - Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 3:33pmfabrics | iron | mixed materials | mixed media | Nails | steel | wood
byJohan se - Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 1:35amforged | forging | hair | home | iron | Nails | Paint | sheet | sheet-iron | steel | weld | welded | welding | wrought
byJohan se - Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 9:06amfolding | iron | media | metal | mixed | rake | rule | steel | wood
IronPhoenix - Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 12:49amArt | creation | creative | design | iron phoenix | metal | personal | process | sculpture | shop | steel | style | theme | thought
Been a while since I posted anything on here. But I've been feeling more and more in the mood to start blogging about my shop. I've always been a terrible journal writer or sketch book keeper or blogger or.... etc... Just something I was never in to. Except more and more, I find myself wanting to talk about my work, how I make things, what I think, and yet... I don't really have anyone to do that with. I think it's an artist thing. Artists like to talk about their creative process. So much about designing artwork revolves around internal thoughts and ideas and creativity. And while an artist gets to show off their creations on a regular basis, they don't get to talk about themselves and how they actually came about bringing their art into reality.