Weathervanes of New England

Weathervanes of New England

The newly published “Weathervanes of New England by” Glenn A. Knoblock and David W. Wemmer Copyright 2018 is a study on the development of the weathervane from colonial times to the present and documents the histories of weathervane makers throughout…

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St. John Hall Banner Weathervane

St. John Hall Banner Weathervane

The St. John Hall Banner Weathervane is a copper banner with special element appointments fabricated for St. John Hall at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut in 2017. The banner is 56″wide, fabricated in copper and is a full re-creation of the original which is…

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Silhouette Weathervanes

6.04.15 Silhouette Weathervanes can be fabricated and cut with high precision as traditional or abstract ornaments.  Incorporate letters, dates, scrollwork, small copper sculpture and the design grows visually. The silhouette “style” should be considered a choice alongside a three-dimensional or swell-bodied…

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Architectural Considerations

Architectural Considerations 06.01.15 Weathering, Corrosion, and Staining Architectural Considerations:  One of the most important issues concerning the use of copper is the chemical reaction between copper and other materials. Chemical reactions are responsible for corrosion, staining, and even the green…

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