|Cast lead cylinder 1. (External Sample)|
Oliver Sacks purchased a 35mm x 55mm tungsten cylinder from our element business and wanted a matching lead cylinder to go with it, so I made a mold to cast one. We now offer this size of cylinder in a range of different metals including lead, bismuth, antimony, sulfur, etc: Check the link for price and availability.
I made three variations so he could see some different ways of treating the material. This one was varnished straight as it came out of the mold: See below for what happens if you acid-etch it before varnishing.
Location: Oliver Sacks' Office
Photographed: 10 February, 2004