Mermaid Weathervane 3D; Kobs Residence – completed
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The hand carved wood pattern for one half of the 3D mermaid figure.
The cast iron mold for the mermaid’s right half. This mold is about 30 years old.
All the prep work to create 4 mermaids.
A piece of sheet copper is placed on top of the mold then stretched into the mold by hammering against it. Each part is carefully manipulated to faithfully reproduce the detail.
Here is one part ready to go.
Hammering out the arms.
Body and arm halves for 4 mermaids ready to be soldered together.
Assembling the mermaid.
The Installed Weathervane.