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|030699420407||1" x 1" x 4 foot Angle Iron||3||$7.97||$31.88||Cut into 12 pieces at 18" long
Will use 8 "end" pieces for uprights
Middle Sections will be cut down for "stars"
|030699171804||Threaded Rod 3/8"-16 at 24 inches long||4||$1.86||$7.44||Cut each piece into half|
|1/4" PLATE STEEL 12 INCHES X 12 INCHES||1||$12.23||$12.23||Base Plate for Mold|
|030699190317||3/8"-16 Wing Nut Coarse (3 pieces per package)||3||$0.98||$2.94|
|030699204212||Lock Washer 3/8" internal tooth (12 pieces)||1||$0.98||$0.98|
|030699402601||Square Tube 1" x 1" x 3 feet Plain Steel||1||$10.47||$10.47|
Where did I get the idea for this right-angle mold?
I watched a glassblowing video by Lynn Dee Dinning at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wP_AD8FmTcU
During the video, in the lower left corner (next to the optic mold being used)
I saw (a tiny sliver) what appeared to be a mold made out of right-angle steel...
But I wanted to make mine adjustable in diameter (in other words, not welding the right-angle steel into only one position,
and with something in the bottom to create a foot with a pattern to match the pattern of the mold
(how the lines of some optic molds go to a point in the bottom, but even more so).
More like how the glass goes below and in-between the fins of my fin molds, to help create a nice foot with matching details.
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