Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Success! of a Sort.

Made a second mold, larger, with better attention paid to parting line. Was rewarded with this fine looking first pull. Not perfect, but certainly promising. Got a second one poured despite having elbow surgery yesterday. Thinking that a little more patience may be the key ingredient (always in short supply around here).

Update: Got one! Not the next one, but the one after that. Had to carve out the parting line a tiny bit, and it seems to have helped. We'll see if I can get 10 more, and then start the next plate. Qualified success!

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