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A 45″L three dimensional Weathervane featuring the Dolan’s love of Burgundy Wine.
The shape of the bottle is crucial. It must be the correct shape of a burgundy bottle.
Each leaf is hand cut from copper sheet then the veins and texture are tapped into it.
Taking a break from leaves to start on the small grapes.
BUNCHES of grapes!
Soldering the two halves of the grapes together.
Comparing the finished parts to the drawing.
The grape bunches have been tinned and it’s time to start assembling the components.
The weathervane has come together nicely.
The figure is done, now the custom directionals.
Tyler is making and fitting the custom directionals to the assembly.
Gilding the label on the wine bottle.
The completed Burgundy Weathervane.