3" x 2" 7"
2" x 2" x 7"
8" x 9" x 10"
Bronze and Walnut
4" x 4" x 9"
Bronze and Bicycle Chain
11" x 7" x 14"
Historical and structural restoration of a crumbled section of the stone balustrade at Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia.
John N. Phillips of Phillips Casting on site
Photo taken from the sidewalk
The missing links
The final product
The start of the rubber mold making process
Start of the plaster mother mold
Hollow plaster casts to match the patterns
John marks the mold with the needed patterns
Stainless steel structural armature for attaching casts to existing balustrade.
The cement patterns are casted with the armature embedded
Fun day shoveling snow off the scaffolding
The final hollow casted cement patterns are suspended and bolted together to be secured in place
The hollow casts are filled in completely with fiber re-enforced cement.