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Copper back pedestal...

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Fogelberg Fan, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. Hey all,
    Not too long ago a gal posted a picture of a pedestal that she had finished in copper. I thought that I had saved it to my computer but now I can't find it. I thought it was beautiful and I was going to try and replicate it. I don't know if I have the artistic ability to accomplish it but I sure would like to try. I wrote to her and she told me that it wasn't too difficult, for her anyway. Does anybody know the piece I am thinking of? If you are the talented lady who posted it could you send me the picture or post it again so I have something to go on. Thank you so much.
  2. I know someone asked me how I did this one but I accidentally deleted their message.

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  3. Audra

    Audra Active Member

    How is this done?? Just love it!
  4. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    I would think that they used foliage, acorns, glue and bronze spray paint and a sealer. Just a guess.

    I would shoot her a PM.
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  5. The way the copper is used is very unique!!! I haven't seen people do that often, it really gives an interesting touch to the mount.
  6. LordRusty

    LordRusty If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong.

    If it is a thin enough copper 'foil', you can glue together all of the habitat elements needed, allow them to fully dry, the really seal them well. When fully dry again, lay the copper foil over what you have created, and rub and press the copper into the elements. If they are sharp enough, the makeup of those elements will show through the copper. You can then mount it to the back of your pedestal mount using a good spray adhesive.

    https://www.dickblick.com/products/pure-metal-tooling-foil/?clickTracking=true&wmcp=pla&wmcid=items&wmckw=60503-8110&campaign=Blick Shopping - Top 15%&adgroup=Top 15%&keyword=&matchtype=e&msclkid=4511ab8702e61c3bc87ff5da904a23c1&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Blick Shopping - Top 15%&utm_term=4577541786581152&utm_content=Top 15%
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  7. Museum Man

    Museum Man Well-Known Member

    very different