The Art of Gold Leaf

Ron is currently working on a restored 1954 Chris Craft boat, a thing of beauty!

He has been commissioned by Chris at Sea Sonic Boat Company to letter the transom.

He is using 24 ct double thick gold leaf from England, and engine turning the finish, a technique that requires a very gentle and experienced touch. Unfortunately, there was a communication error as to the font the client wanted. As a result, the first book of gold and a day’s worth of time had to be all washed off !:(

But all ended well and the result is a work of beauty. I hope we can show you the whole boat finished, it’s really quite something!

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2 Responses to “The Art of Gold Leaf”

  1. Kit McDonald Says:

    Wow

  2. Beautiful work, Ron!

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