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A new piece of Tin Woodsman Pewter is created using a number of different artisanal
techniques. An original design is crafted by hammering, cutting, bending, shaping,
welding and carving.
The original is then baked in a pressurized rubber mold. Once it has cooled,
channels are cut into the mold to allow molten pewter to easily flow through
A ladle of molten pewter (at a temperature of 450 degrees Fahrenheit) is poured
into the mold while it is spun at high speed in a centrifugal casting machine.
This ensures that all of the detail of the mold gets filled.
After a short cooling period, the newly cast piece is removed. Each piece is
then carefully sanded before finishing. The piece is then darkened and the highlight
details hand-polished to create the unique tone of pewter artwork that collectors