Casting "Thinking Out Of The Box" in bronze

 "Thinking Out Of The Box" in clay. I am going to cast it in bronze.

"Thinking Out Of The Box" in clay. I am going to cast it in bronze.

 Making the mold

Making the mold

 Recycling the first wax cast after I messed up... (too many defects)

Recycling the first wax cast after I messed up... (too many defects)

 The two parts of the wax before being stitched together

The two parts of the wax before being stitched together

 The two parts of the wax cast ready to be stitched together

The two parts of the wax cast ready to be stitched together

 Gating completed

Gating completed

 Dipping in the slurry

Dipping in the slurry

 After the wax burn-out

After the wax burn-out

 Breaking the shell

Breaking the shell

 Raw bronze, after shell removed and the gates cut off.

Raw bronze, after shell removed and the gates cut off.

 After many hours of sanding and polishing....

After many hours of sanding and polishing....

 ...and finally....it is done (If it is ever...)

...and finally....it is done (If it is ever...)