World Map Artwork Made Of Old Barnwood And Natural Steel, Different Sizes Available.

This product is made to order and has a 5 week lead time before shipping. I send photos for your approval before I ship it out.
40" long x 20" high $2000
48" long x 24" high $2200
60" long x 30" high $2600
72" long x 30" high $3000
72" long x 36" high $3600

This art piece is a new addition to my shop. It is a combination of reclaimed barnwood and a world map that was cut from raw steel which is 1/16" thick. There are multiple steps involved in the making and planning of this unique art piece.
The first part of the process involved developing the world map, which I was able to duplicate onto a sheet of steel. This was cut with a plasma cutting tool to create the world map. The steel used is raw steel that has been aged, so there is combination of the silver steel with some black coating and rust on the surface of the steel. The steel has also been clear coated to protect it. This steel cut-out is offset from the artwork behind it by 1/2" to create a 3 dimensional effect. To prevent movement and support the metal, it is adhered and supported by thicker pieces of wood strategically placed behind the solid pieces. I sealed the steel to preserve it. I then built the artwork on a solid backer board with a dark espresso stained hardwood frame. Next, I applied all the barnwood strips to give it a nice back drop to the art piece. The wood consist of mostly Old White Oak from an old barn that was taken down locally. All the strips of wood are completely natural in color; there are no stains that has been applied to the inner pieces. I then applied two coats of low VOC water base sealer to preserve the art piece. Once finished, I was able to drop the steel into place and installed another frame that locks it in place.

Each art piece is hand signed and dated in the back.

I also include a heavy duty mounting brackets.

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