Embossed wall hanger copied

Made some other form of traditional fishing tackle.
Post Reply
User avatar
Evert van der Plas
Perch
Posts: 418
Joined: Mon Dec 15, 2014 11:57 pm
5
Location: The Netherlands
Contact:

Embossed wall hanger copied

Post by Evert van der Plas »

Something different this time, i bough a vintage embossed wall decoration on a slate plate, it was made in France and made from Celluloid so i think it is from the 50s or even before that.
i took the decoration off the plate to make a mold from it and turned out very well, made a few casting impressions from it to play with. i used a hard plaster for it to make the copies.
When they where completely dry i decide to paint one with oil color and the other two in a ivory color. Next thing is finding a nice wooden olive wood plate to attach them or possible make one on a tackle box - float box from walnut.
Image
The original piece on a thin stone plate
Image
making the mold with a two component silicone rubber
Image
Finished the mold and came out very nice
Image
Every detail is taken over
Image
Very pleased with the result so far
Image
I painted one in oil colors
Image
and tryed to bring out every detail
Image
Two other ones i painted ivory to use them on a nice dark back ground
:Hat:

User avatar
Barbulus
Eel
Posts: 2495
Joined: Sun Aug 25, 2013 1:51 pm
7
Location: Devon

Re: Embossed wall hanger copied

Post by Barbulus »

Absolutely marvellous; really like that.

User avatar
Fredline
Brown Trout
Posts: 1384
Joined: Sat May 16, 2015 1:10 pm
5
Location: East End of the City

Re: Embossed wall hanger copied

Post by Fredline »

Another gem Evert. Keep-em coming.
If you have no grease with you, and your rings are full of ice, do not cut out the ice with a pen-knife but get your man to put the rings one by one in his mouth, and so to thaw the ice.
John Bickerdyke.

User avatar
Reedling
Catfish
Posts: 5587
Joined: Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:41 am
7
Location: Kent

Re: Embossed wall hanger copied

Post by Reedling »

Very nice indeed That moulding medium has picked out the detail lovely. I think the Ivory one does it best for me and I can see that on a lovely wooden plaque/shield as an award for a fishing competition or similar.

Post Reply

Return to “Making Other Items of Traditional Fishing Tackle”