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Tough teeth for 3d shark head sculpture at Denver Aquarium

 

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This head was made for the Downtown Denver Aquarium.  It sits on top of a donation box so it sees its fair

share of abuse.  The teeth are what break constantly.  Even though they had metal pins in them.

We removed the existing teeth, cut holes into the fiberglass gums, cut teeth from 1/4 inch aluminum

plate, sculpted them to be more teeth like but not dangerously sharp, epoxied the teeth back into the

gums, used nail polish to repaint the gums and lastly painted the teeth with porcelain bath tub paint.

Sometimes the most work goes into the smaller projects!

 

Posted 7 years, 1 month ago at 9:30 am.

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