Monday, November 21, 2011

Holiday Wishlist! What Terri Wants

First up in our Holiday Wishlist lineup is Terri Aluise, Philadelphia Sculpture Gym intern extraordinaire!

Dear Sculpture Santa,
I would like the following to help me make my sculptures. 

1. Firefly™ Women’s Premium Flame Resistant Welding Gloves

2. BernzOmatic Cutting, Welding, and Brazing Torch
3. Sculpting stand

4. “Mixer” drill bit for plaster

5. Tons of Ultracal, Hydrocal, FGR and Forton

6. Tons of Poly 74-29 rubber!!!!
7. Membership to Next Fab Studio and Philadelphia Sculpture Gym

8. Silibrush
9. Silibowls (are there such things?If so I want them for mixing plaster)
Terri, yes! They do exist (and I want them too)! Google searches for "Rubber mixing bowls" will give you lots of options!

10. Gift certificates to Harbor Freight & McMaster-Carr for all my tool desires
Don't forget to leave your wishlist of 10 sculpture/craft related items in the comments for a chance to win a free 1 month membership to the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym! We'll announce a winner on Monday, November 28th!


  1. 1- physical space for projects
    2- anvil
    3- metal cutting tools and sheet metal for steampunk stuff
    4- work table
    6- scoop chisel/gouge
    8- foundry for casting bronze
    9- unlimited amounts of mahogany wood
    10- ceramic cone shaped whetstone.

  2. I'm going to sound like a copycat here but:

    -Physical space (or just the time and mental fortitude to clear out my garage to make space)
    -BernzOmatic Cutting, Welding, and Brazing Torch
    -Membership to Next Fab Studio and Philadelphia Sculpture Gym
    -Classes in mold making
    -Sony HDR-AX2000 Video Camera so I can revive the maker/DIY STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) video podcast my son and I used to do.
    -Some big sketchbooks for big ideas
    -Shelving to hold more found junk
    -Rockwell RK9000 Jawhorse Multi Purpose Saw Horse
    and of course
    -A winning Powerball lottery ticket.