Labradors Brushed Out

The funny hair-matting of weld lines is all smoothed out.

Next is getting some stainless steel nuts to weld inside for basing (I thought I had some remaining from refitting the chicken’s Victorain houses- but no), then the dogs are ready for sandblasting. Sandblasting is also good for checking the chasing work, as it takes the entire finish to a nice even matt. Now all the chasing lines are shiny, which can fool the eye and hide areas that aren’t quite blended well enough.

Once the sandblast and any re-chasing and subsequent re-sandblasting is finished, all that is left is Patina- which is an art in itself…

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