Elephant Weathervanes – Fisher and Lubert
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Our new Elephant Weathervane Design.
The main elephant parts are cut out and the detailed repousse is started.
The initial skin texturing is hammered in.
Body is added by stretching the copper by hammering..
Working from the inside again, the relief is fine tuned..
Soldering the 2 halves of the main body together.
The body is added to the arrow and other legs attached.
After creating the elephants trunk it is fitted and soldered into place..
The ears and tail have been added..
With one elephant done, Tyler is adding the finishing details to the second.
Completed Elephant with bronze finish.
Tyler is David’s apprentice. While Tyler may just be starting his journey, his work does not show it. His work is exceptional for an apprentice and the prospects for his future are bright.