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- 6. Using the hydraulic press to push out the ears.
- 5. The result of the work shown in the previous image.
- 4. Creating a flange at the bottom.
- 3. All four stages of raising shown here. It was annealed after each stage.
- 2. Crease hammered in all the way around, using the guidelines.
- 1. Starting with an 8.5" disc of 16 gauge annealed brass.
- The finished urn, on pillow.
- 26. The finished piece.
- 25. I used a couple wood blocks and the sand bag to support the piece at just the right height to stamp my logo and serial number using the stake shown in the previous image. on the right is the finished piece, with the logo and number more visible.
- 24. Yet another special stake, using it to planish the nose area.
- 23. Using another special stake, curved on the end, to fit into the curved areas.
- 22. I have skipped over the final planishing (it's pretty much just a repetition of the first stage), to one of the last jobs, folding over the bottom, which gives the piece a much more finished look. Using a special stake with a squared-off end.
- 21. Doing some delicate final planishing next to the ear.
- 20. All of the first stage of planishing and shaping complete, it is ready to be annealed again.
- 19. Planishing the nose area.