Process and apparatus for creating artificial leaves and flowers

  • US 6,322,740 B1
  • Filed: 09/20/2000
  • Issued: 11/27/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/27/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for forming a decorative item, comprising the steps of forming a side wall of a male form in a desired outline by placing a plurality of pegs in a matrix of holes in a base member, wrapping a length of flexible wire about the side wall of the male form to form a peripheral armature of the desired outline;

  • removing said armature from the male form and inserting it into a female mold having a mold bottom adapted and arranged to support the armature;

    filling said mold to the level of said armature with a casting compound;

    allowing said casting compound to cure to a film-like consistency; and

    removing the decorative item from the mold.

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