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Old 09-04-2017, 08:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I did three color aluminum honeycomb casts with the idea of matching the colors to the antique copper and antique pewter dragon kits. I backpainted the blanks with chrome paint before gluing up the tubes. I planned on entering one of the two in the casting Contest but had trouble deciding which one to enter. I finally opted for the antique copper pen. While it placed third, I am still debating my choice.

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Very Impressive!.....Both of them!
Congrats on the win!
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They both look great to me.
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I really like the pewter one. I think the match is so close on the copper that the hardware kinda blends together and there isn't enough contrast to appreciate the separate elements. Both are great, though.
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Both are well tuned are well matched. Thanks for sharing!
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I love both combinations. Each has its beauty.

Well done.
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Very well done. Both of these show excellent craftsmanship. I wonder how the copper blank would work with the Pewter hardware?
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Beautiful blanks!
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Those are beautiful, Cody !!!!!

You seem to have mastered the art of making the honeycomb blanks in such a way that the brass tube "show through" is not problematic.

If I am right, there seems to be a little "show through" but it seems to be a delightful feature of your blanks on these dragons !!!!

I love the look of them !!!!
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where did you get the blanks, anf I love the pens. Great job.
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