Three-Plate Welded Bowl (M34)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Three-Plate Welded Bowl

Made in

Melbourne

Date

1984

Description

Mild steel bowl with three visibly welded panels, with two ridges on the underside.

Materials and techniques

Three pieces cut from flat mild steel plate. Formed hot between fly-press tools. Flanges formed by hammering in jigs and heated. The edges are ground. Joined by oxyacetylene welding along flanges. Bowl cleaned in acid, polished and waxed.

Dimensions

height:  9cm
width:  23cm
depth:  21cm

Object number

M34

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 funcitonal/architectural ironwork.