Pouring Molten Bronze

The metal ingots are melted and the moulds are filled
with liquid bronze (or whatever material is being used).
The flask is then allowed to cool,
the plaster mould is broken away,
and the metal part,
which faithfully reproduces every detail
of the original wax, is revealed.


Pouring the dog for the Mr Plimmer statue from Lambton Quay, Wellington
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A collection of shells await pouring...