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 Post subject: Edison Horn Grill Finials WERE Missing Until This!!!
PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:19 pm 
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Yes, I used my oven-bake clay method once again! My Edison A100 was missing the 2 top finials on the horn grill. Made a mold out of oven bake clay and baked. Then made the finials out of the same clay, baked, and stained! Not too bad! I also used this method with my Credenza horn cover for which you can see in my other post!


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Horn Grill Finials WERE Missing Until This!!!
PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:43 pm 
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Nice job!
Funny how little things like this bring such pleasure!
Thanks for posting.
Bob
"Comparison is the thief of joy" Theodore Roosevelt


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Horn Grill Finials WERE Missing Until This!!!
PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:29 pm 
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barnettrp21122 wrote:
Nice job!
Funny how little things like this bring such pleasure!
Thanks for posting.
Bob

With our hobby / Obsession, its the simple things lol.
Thanks Bob!


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Horn Grill Finials WERE Missing Until This!!!
PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:09 am 
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Great replacement. Looks like the composite wood used back in the day!


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Horn Grill Finials WERE Missing Until This!!!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:19 am 
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VanEpsFan1914 wrote:
Great replacement. Looks like the composite wood used back in the day!

Thanks! I wasnt able to find a close enough match and have used clay on my other horn repairs!


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Horn Grill Finials WERE Missing Until This!!!
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Fantastic! Excellent idea and results.

Unrelated, but look at the beautiful graining on the side posts of that A-100. Such a smart looking little machine. The early cabinets were of excellent quality.
"There are two kinds of people in this world: people who eat grapes in the grocery store and good people."


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Horn Grill Finials WERE Missing Until This!!!
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Jwb88 wrote:
Fantastic! Excellent idea and results.

Unrelated, but look at the beautiful graining on the side posts of that A-100. Such a smart looking little machine. The early cabinets were of excellent quality.

Thanks I agree. I know its Mahogany but with those markings makes you think its another type of wood lol.


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Horn Grill Finials WERE Missing Until This!!!
PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:24 pm 
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Ribbon or flame mahogany?

Sometimes I'm very tempted to strip down my XIV-E and refinish it just to see what mahogany machines looked like new...bet they were prettier than we think!


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Horn Grill Finials WERE Missing Until This!!!
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VanEpsFan1914 wrote:
Ribbon or flame mahogany?

Sometimes I'm very tempted to strip down my XIV-E and refinish it just to see what mahogany machines looked like new...bet they were prettier than we think!

I agree. I just completed my VV-XVI. A lot of work but so much fun lol.


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