Original and inspired designs

Metal

  • Suitable for basic shapes and plates
  • Common materials: aluminum, tin alloy, zinc, iron, brass, stainless steel etc.
  • Heavier and usually a slightly more expensive than other materials
  • Safer during transit

Metal – Techniques

  • Machine cut and polish (aluminum, steel etc)
  • Die cast /molding (tin alloy etc)
  • Brush
  • Lacquer
  • Corrosion
  • Text carving
  • Electroplating
  • Painting

 

Metal – Bases

Aluminum base – no hand model needed for aluminum shaping

Metal – Bricks

Zinc bricks – various finishes

Metal – Creative Shapes

Tin alloy – hand model and molding required (more expensive than resin)

Metal – Creative Shapes

Towers and Frames – these look great and more durable made from metal

Metal – Timeline

No hand model needed

  • Sample:     10-21 days
  • Full order: 14-30 days

Hand model required

  • Sample:      16-24 days
  • Full order:  18-30 days

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