Osprey Bird Standing next to the Wind Vane on the Mast of a Sailboat
Lee Webber, owner of The new England Weathervane Shop, demonstrates how detail is worked into a formed copper section using a rubber-tipped hammer. Creativity is a key element in creating fine details. In this case, curled and bent pieces of wire are used, and the round object supporting the copper is a tightly coiled ring of masking tape. Read Suzanne DeWitt's 'Recovering a Vane Art' in the Spring edition of Merrimack Valley Home, available next week. Video by Harkins Photography.