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MtyMous 09-02-2013 03:01 PM

That's at the Perot Museum. That's pretty freaking awesome.

Snip's 09-02-2013 04:51 PM

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Yeah...

Here are some construction pic's in my shop...

All of the bits and pieces are T304 stainless steel....

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MtyMous 09-02-2013 04:54 PM

Pretty awesome, man. This was one of the coolest exhibits at the Museum. Should be proud of this one.

Snip's 09-02-2013 05:42 PM

Hah.... Thanks!
I've made about 12 now.... Got them spread all over the place...

Snip's 09-20-2013 11:19 PM

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Latest exhibit project today made from 1/8" 304 stainless steel.... Going to get the surface media blasted and then back next week for final assembly...

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4Boogie 09-20-2013 11:53 PM

I love this thread :tu:

rlnewby 09-21-2013 03:54 PM

Very nice work :tu:

ShadowGLI 09-23-2013 07:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 4Boogie (Post 790103)
I love this thread :tu:

seriously, I'm a huge fan..

Snip's 09-23-2013 09:03 PM

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Not very exciting, but I make the small aluminum strip on the back edge of the rear wing for MSR. You can just barely see my piece in this photo...

Commonly called a wickerbill or a Gurney Flap....

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Snip's 09-23-2013 09:45 PM

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One of the local female news anchors in town had me do several items for her house....

She wanted me to wrap her built in fireplace with 11 gauge (1/8" thick) hot roll steel.... If I remember correctly the metal shroud weighed close to 400 pounds. The metal was then sprayed with a semi-gloss clear lacquer to prevent the panels from rusting...

This is the rough drywall fireplace enclosure I had to work with.
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After getting the steel cladding in her house and attached with some large socket head screws I fabricated just for this job.
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Final install with a limestone bench in place...
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Snip's 09-24-2013 09:51 AM

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Earlier I posted pictures of one of my SS countertops....

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The homeowner recently sent me a picture of the final install after the tile was up and the job was finished...

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Snip's 09-24-2013 11:12 PM

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Designed and made this custom sliding steel door and track for the anchorwoman's entertainment room....

Mesh at the top so it wouldn't change the room ventilation... Clear coated with a semi-gloss powder coat....

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Snip's 09-26-2013 11:51 PM

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Got the pieces back from being media blasted. Both units are now assembled and I'll be delivering them to my client in the morning. All of the metal pieces are T304 stainless steel...


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Snip's 09-27-2013 12:15 AM

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I was asked to contribute to a good cause in town. The Columbus Museum of Art will conduct an auction on Friday (tomorrow). The plan called for 15 Herman Miller chairs to be given out to 15 separate contestants to be modified in some unique way. The pieces would then be auctioned off to the highest bidder with proceeds going to the museum.

Started with a rudimentary sketch of what might be called a personal bar for a single individual....:cool:
The idea was to take a regular seating height chair and make it into a bar height seating structure.... Keep in mind, none of these submittals are to be taken too seriously.... More of a fun thing...:rolleyes:

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Started cutting and bending pieces..

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Welding started first thing this morning

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Finished by 11:00am today...
A piece of white marble will fit the top framework.... This surface is for drink preparation and final resting place during consumption.... The small cutout and shelf will support and present two bottles of liquor...

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Parts are over at my powder coated for a semi-gloss clear

Snip's 09-27-2013 09:02 PM

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OK.... I pulled it off... Got it powder coated, assembled.... It's now on display at the museum...

There will be a judging and then the auction.... The festivities start at 6:00pm and runs to 9:00pm....

It's even displayed on a pedestal.... Hah....:rolleyes:

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