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01-25-2011, 11:17 PM
Originally Posted by jolson10450
have you ever thought of fireing that clay, them making a 2 piece die to form around it then fire the die, then you can just pretty much pour some aggrocrete in the die to keep making your custom shapes? then just drilling the holes for your plugs?
No. That's not an option for us. These pieces are designed to be one of a kind. I have almost no intention to mass produce these. ( You can never say never, but right now that is the furthest thing from my mind. ) I believe that no two aquariums should look the same so I don't want any of my structures to look the same. Similar? At times. That is why I only make one of these bigger structures at a time. It gives me time to think about a new look for each piece. If I am just pounding them out they all start looking the same. Then it gets old, boring and redundant........you know like a job. Even though it is part of my job. It's still a fun part of it. I don't want to get burned out by it. One of the best parts of setting up a tank for me was the aquascaping. A lot of people either do not like it or have trouble aquascaping. So I like comming up with new looks. One thing leads to another. If you do the same thing over and over you'll never do anything new.
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