by Nic Hamilton
Digital Image of proposed sculpture: by Nic Hamilton

sculpture construction
Butt welded fittings used in: sculpture construction

preparation for construction
Placing of initial units in: preparation for construction


Construction of Earthdrill underway 


Grinding back welding on Earthdrill 

welding
Laying out final elements prior to : welding

process
Close-up showing construction: process

completed
Earthdrill with welding : completed


Bottom of Earthdrill cut to angle  

completed elements of sculpture
General view of workshop showing : completed elements of sculpture


Earthdrill after sandblasting 

prior to painting
Repairing and filling welded areas : prior to painting

filler
Welded areas filled with body : filler

before painting with primer
Close-up of sculpture element : before painting with primer

undercoating
Sanding back primer before: undercoating

undercoating
Earthdrill in the paintshop after : undercoating

red epoxy topcoat
Smaller element of Earthdrill with : red epoxy topcoat

site
Sculpture arrives at installation: site


Unloading Earthdrill at site 


Lowering sculpture onto base 


Completed sculpture in situ