Gothic Dental Jaws

Faux Antiques 

Gothic Dental Jaws

Turning a typical pair of hinged dental casts like these - made when one gets a porcelain crown .....

into a faux 18th century set of Gothic dental casts like this.....

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.... requires... (besides an aged & stained bronzing paint job) all sorts of odds and ends, such as:
- an old plastic instant coffee lid
- a die cast scrapbook accessory
- various dresser drawer handles
- a dissected brass hinge
- a large screw and small screws
- an old twisted spring
- an old cupboard ringlet latch
- and some glue, more screws, cutting, sanding, and patience.

But it's worth it.