Specializing in One-of-a-Kind Copper Sculpture
Making a copper shark in half a day
Copper Shark Making 101
Finished sculpture, now watch how the process is done
Laying down pattern of shark L-R sides
If in doubt get a bigger hammer, the pounded out portion will soon be the outside
Cut out patterns and flatten back out.
Detailing your piece by custom drawing whatever design you choose, for this piece I chose a shark fin doing a swim by.
Utilize the carved out bowl shape to achieve this shape.
Two pieces to one
Bringing the two halves together.
Adding top piece
Top piece welded on, fins are up next.
Fins, eyes all welded on, gill slits & mouth cut, ready for final grind and sand sand sand
One must sand the entire piece to achieve the final results I require.
Finished Copper Shark
There we have it, making a copper shark in an afternoon.
Burning Copper since 1989