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South Magazine - "Propelling Handcrafted Perfection"

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South Magazine - "Propelling Handcrafted Perfection"

See the full article here: https://www.southmag.com/grants-handcrafted-collection-propelling-handcrafted-perfection/

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Bell Hanger Project

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Bell Hanger Project

This bell hanger was designed for a client to support a 1847 Murphy Bell made in Dublin, Ireland. The client requested we build a structure that matched the age of the bell and the dimensions of the existing deck. To achieve the aged look, Paul researched different processes and chemical mixtures that could make the wood look like it was over 100 years old. The hardware was beaten and blackened to give it the forged look and then bolted together. Once complete, we installed structure, hung the bell and woke up the entire neighborhood with the first ring.

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Polished 3-bladed McCauley Propeller

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Polished 3-bladed McCauley Propeller

This McCauley 3-Bladed Propeller was pulled from an aircraft that suffered a prop strike and we rescued it from going to scrap. We purchased the blade for a client with the intention to mount it high on his hangar wall. To support the propeller, we designed a custom CNC’d wall mount that would hold the 115 pounds of weight and researched the appropriate way to mount it safely to steel studded walls.  After some brainstorming to really impress the client, we installed a Phillips Hue Lightstrip behind the spinner bracket that would glow outward. To protect the blade, we built a custom crate that held...

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Polished C-130 blades for Fontaine Bleau Aviation

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Polished C-130 blades for Fontaine Bleau Aviation
Fontaine Bleau Aviation requested 2 of our polished C-130 Propeller Blades. Each blade was sanded to 5000 grit sand paper and polished to a mirror finish. To stabilize the blades we mounted them to polished 7075 Aluminum 24" discs. These currently stand in the entryway of Fontaine Bleau Aviation.

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