Mark S' Profile

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I was that kid that discovered the treasures that can be found dumpster-diving in third grade, took apart my mother's appliances (and put them back in order), and lit everything on fire. Things have not changed much- nowadays, I wear safety gear, and hopefully can produce things that reflect my taste and attraction to raw, industrial, metal pieces- gears, symmetrical objects, etc., and I love to find these old items and bring them back to life- take off over 100 years of paint, rust, concrete, etc, and bring their natural patina and patterns back, and set it into a (hopefully) attractive- yet useful setting.
I'm currently making antique cast iron items into useful items- clocks and mirrors, and sometime in mid-February (2012) I will be on-line and making hand-cast items. I'm relatively new to casting, so I will primarily be working with Aluminum and Brass, and I have a large number of items already requested,…

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  • Joined January 6, 2012

Favorite materials

Metals, Bone, Stone, Glass, Heat, Cold, kinetic energy

About

I was that kid that discovered the treasures that can be found dumpster-diving in third grade, took apart my mother's appliances (and put them back in order), and lit everything on fire. Things have not changed much- nowadays, I wear safety gear, and hopefully can produce things that reflect my taste and attraction to raw, industrial, metal pieces- gears, symmetrical objects, etc., and I love to find these old items and bring them back to life- take off over 100 years of paint, rust, concrete, etc, and bring their natural patina and patterns back, and set it into a (hopefully) attractive- yet useful setting.
I'm currently making antique cast iron items into useful items- clocks and mirrors, and sometime in mid-February (2012) I will be on-line and making hand-cast items. I'm relatively new to casting, so I will primarily be working with Aluminum and Brass, and I have a large number of items already requested, so if the castings are successful, I will be putting them up here for sale as well.

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