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Restoration work. I

One of our readers asked us if we could help him  with some plaster friezes. They were old and some of the pieces were broken. As it was not possible to find the same ones, we made a silicone mold to make a couple of new pieces. (and assure the customer that he could do it again, or ask us to make more copies if necessary).

Here are some pictures of the process.

1. The box.

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2. Silicone mold and original piece.2

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3. First layer of plaster.

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4.Fiberglass to reinforce. The broken ones didn’t had any reinforcement..

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5. The last layer of plaster has slits for easy wall mounting.

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6. Copy (still fresh).

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7. Placed with its  “ancestors”, which obviously after a hundred years, they have another color … Nothing that can not be fixed in the next century …

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