Friday, 29 October 2010

The Last 2 Roundels

The last two roundels are now done.

Now to get them cast.

Monday, 25 October 2010

More clays

The clays are nearly finished. I've started working on the second last one and will hopefully get these to the foundry by the end of this week.
Commerce and Tourism
Notable industires
Sports and leisure pursuits in Durham.
800 years of mining.

Friday, 15 October 2010

Weekly Update

This week I decided to make moulds from the first 7 roundels before the clay started to dry out and shrink. The rubber moulds are now ready and I will take resin casts from them in the next few days. These will go of to the foundry to be cast in bronze.
Work has continued on the roundels with a further 3 being completed.
Durham University (in progress)
Street lighting in 18th century.

Work began to build Durham jail 1809.

Monday, 11 October 2010

Beginning to work on the granite

Work has now started on the granite.
2 down, 38 to go...

Friday, 8 October 2010

Clays in Progress

This week I have been working on the clay roundels.

So far I have completed 6 of the 15.
In no particular order.....
Durham Cathedral.

The arrival of St. Cuthbert.
Bede's bones.
Normans build.
Arts and entertainment in the 21st century.

The railway reaches Durham.

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Working on the Clays

The time line includes 15 bronze roundels. These are first modelled in clay from which rubber moulds will be taken. These will be used to make resin casts to be used by the foundry for sand casting.

So far 4 of the 15 clays are in progress.