Lynden Sculpture Garden
Bighorn Forge received two awards last week at the “National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association” (NOMMA) convention “Metalfab 2013”, which was held in Albuquerque, NM. During this annual international convention, a “Top Job” contest is held, where many categories of forged, as well as fabricated works are voted upon by
(Note: To see a larger image, click on the image.) I have been privileged to have had several commissions at “Lynden Sculpture Garden” on Brown Deer Rd., just north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This gorgeous site was the home of Harry and Peg Bradley, who purchased the grounds in 1927. Originally
I just wanted to show you folks how the patina on a bronze railing is coming along. I installed this last year at “Lynden Sculpture Garden” in Milwaukee, WI. Above is how it looks today, below is the way it looked after installing the last panel in August of 2010.
This is a driveway gate recently completed and installed for “Lynden Sculpture Garden” in Milwaukee, WI. (Note: To see larger images, simply click on the image, and a larger image will appear. Click again on that image for an even larger photo.) The gate was installed on a cold winter
As promised, here are new images of the bronze railing I forged for “Lynden Sculpture Garden” in Milwaukee. I am adding these images, as the images published earlier in this blog were taken by me shortly after installing various sections. Since the railing was installed one piece at a time
This morning I installed the terminus of the bronze railing at the Lynden Sculpture Garden. As you can see, the terminus is highly polished, and will need a few weeks to achieve the patina of the other four panels, which were installed earlier this year. When the patina reaches uniformity,
Yesterday I added two more panels to the Lynden Sculpture Garden hand-forged bronze railing. Here are a couple of images. I have one more panel to forge for this project, which will be dramatically different, but at the same time, will compliment and add a final flourish to the railing.
Currently, I am forging a bronze railing for the “Lynden Sculpture Garden” in Milwaukee, WI. The garden was formerly named the “Bradley Sculpture Garden”. It is owned by the Bradley Family Foundation, and is now opened daily to the public as of May 30th of this year. The garden is