Two-Piece Welded Bowl (M33)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Two-Piece Welded Bowl

Made in

Melbourne

Date

1984

Description

Mild steel bowl with a small opening.

Materials and techniques

Formed in two halves, each gas cut from mild steel plate and pressed while hot between former dies. Top opening gas cut, lip formed by lathe-turning. Two halves joined by electric arc welding; finished by linishing. Fire texture created by 'soaking' at red heat in forge. Cleaned in acid, polished and waxed.

Dimensions

height:  10cm
diameter:  22cm

Object number

M33

Category

  • Two-Piece Welded Bowl and Three-Plate Welded Bowl, Daivd Tucker, 1984, Crafts Council Collection: M33 and M34.

Maker's statement

This represents my early work. I am now concentrating on functional/architectural ironwork.