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Ronald McDonald House Chicago Donor Wall: Copper

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80 unique doors will be showcased on two gallery walls in the main public area of the Ronald McDonald House being built in the heart of downtown Chicago near Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. The doors are meant to symbolize the philosophy that ” The doors of Ronald McDonald House are always open for you.”  To learn more click on the following links:

Materials used: 

    • Copper
    • Acrylic cover
    • upholstery nails were used for visual accents

Standard bailing wire was clamped in a vise and twisted by using a drill.

Twisted wire was formed into decorative patterns.

A  hydraulic press flattened the braided wire.

The copper door was created with standard sheet metal forming tools.

 

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