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Apr 15

Mountmaking Forum ›Stainless steel half oval

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Philip Brutz

5/25/16

Does anyone know of a supplier of stainless steel half oval without holes predrilled into it.

Philip Brutz Mount Maker Exhibition Production The Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Boulevard Cleveland, Ohio 44106-1797

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Matthew Wilson

5/25/16

We use DnJ Creations in Metal for our custom work. He can work from specs or a sketch if you don't know AutoCAD. Nice work not too expensive. Never used him for stainless, though.

http://www.dnjcreationsinmetal.com/contact/

Best, MW

 

 

Jacob Runyan 9/10/16

Philip, Old thread but I'm sure I can help you find something.  Are you looking for half oval wire, half oval tube (channel), or some other shape?   If it's a commonly manufactured product, I likely have a source.  If it's custom, I'll be able to give you a good source as well.

-Jacob Runyan

 

 

Linda Konopka 9/12/16

Try Bayshore Metals http://www.bayshoremetals.com/portfolio-item/half-ovals/#tab-id-2

 

 

 

Philip Brutz

 

9/12/16

Thank you, but I called them and the half oval that they carry is regular hot rolled mild steel.

 

Philip Brutz Mount Maker Exhibition Production The Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Boulevard Cleveland, Ohio 44106-1797

T  216-707-2617 F  216-707-6687

www.ClevelandArt.org

 

 

 

Philip Brutz

9/12/16

RE: [mountmaking-forum] Re: Stainless steel half oval

Hi Jacob, this is what I am looking for without holes drilled in it: https://shop.hamiltonmarine.com/products/half-oval-304-stainless-steel-flat-back-43026.html

I can TIG weld the holes up and grind them flat.  I was just looking to see if it was available readymade.  Custom milling this profile would be costly.

 

Best Philip

Philip Brutz

Mount Maker Exhibition Production The Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Boulevard Cleveland, Ohio 44106-1797

T  216-707-2617 F  216-707-6687

www.ClevelandArt.org

 

 

kenymarshall 9/12/16

Philip,This may sound crazy, but there's a company called A Metal Source in Cleveland that says they do 1/2 oval in a variety of metals including stainless.   https://ametalsource.com/half-oval-bars-available/ Never used them before, so let us know if you find that they are good or bad to work with -kenymarshall Keny  www.kenymarshall.com 412-251-4142

 

 

 

Jamie Hascall 9/12/16

Well now, that’s a mighty interesting link you’ve got there Keny. I just used half of my last stick of 3/8” x 3/32” brass half oval and wondering where I’d ever find more. The thought of being able to have that shape in steel or other alloys is pretty exciting.  Thanks, Jamie

 

 

 

Jacob Runyan 9/12/16

Everyone calls this "oval"...but it appears to just be a chord like shape.  Is it a true oval? Are you using 12' lengths, or cutting it down to 12, 1 foot lengths? What thickness and width are you using most commonly?   Is a flat back necessary?   Is a polished finish necessary, or just something that approaches cold rolled finish?   I assume 304 Stainless would be sufficient?   What are your average orders? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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