PETER W. MICHEL, Sculptor     Sculpture in Celebration of Self, Relationship and Community
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BAYSTATE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL SPECIALTY CENTER
Wall Sculpture Production Sequence
to see drawings of the proposed wall sculpture design - click here
to see photos of the fabrication progress - click here
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Waterjet cutting layout with 8' x 6 ' sheets
1 Nesting pattern: 
sculpture parts to be waterjet cut from six 6 x 8 foot sheets of 3/8" 5086 (marine grade) aluminum alloy
Waterjet parts ready to weld
2  Parts to be welded - positioned for assembly 
Waterjet parts connected - with dimensions
3  Wall sculpture elements:  East Wall Sculpture, Center Sculpture and South Wall Sculpture
showing weld joints - joining parts from waterjet cutter
Welding support brackets  to back of sculpture
4  Welding sculpture support brackets to the back of the sculpture
Sculpture Bracket details
Stiffener Plates welded to back
5  1/4" x 2-3/4" aluminum stiffener plates welded to the back of the sculpture
Painting the figures
  Figures outlined for Painting (from CAD drawing)
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Red
Orange
Yellow
Green
Blue
Purple
pms 186
pms 165 pms 108 pms 355 pms cyan pms 267
Pantone color designations  - brackets will be painted to match brick color
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Color scheme

wall bracket assembly
(Top)  Wall Bracket assembly in elevation (Bottom left) Plan View  (Bottom right) side elevation - wall bracket
Wall Brackets set on the wall
Setting the Wall Brackets on the brick walls

Profile at bottom edge of side elements







Section profile at bottom edge of
the East wall sculpture.
(3" dimension should read 3-1/2")
     
Plan View Circle attachment
                                      Plan View                                                                    Center Circle attachment
                        Sculpture is held 3-1/2" off wall

Isometric View
Isometric View
Isometric View
View from below
Baystate Children's Hospital Specialty Center
Baystate Children's Hospital Specialty Center - 50 Wason Avenue - Springfield

to see drawings of the proposed wall sculpture design - click here
to see progress photos - click here

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 1997/2013 by Peter W. Michel                Posted  01-06-2014   updated  03-22-2014
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 Peter W. Michel, sculptor  185 Brookside Lane Fayetteville, NY 13066  315-632-4780 peter@petermichel.com