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Patent plans for Wet Plate Collodion Headrest
« on: December 23, 2012, 10:17:57 AM »
This is wonderful.  If you can find a local blacksmith or craftman, you may be able to have them create the perfect headrest.  Look at photographer's Borut Peterlin's headrest and find the plans here:
http://borutpeterlin.wordpress.com/2012/12/23/head-rest-for-wet-plate-collodion-portraits/

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Re: Patent plans for Wet Plate Collodion Headrest
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2012, 03:26:00 PM »
Actually, this could be made from cut plywood!
Granted you'd need a pretty heavy base to prevent it from tipping over, but it definitely would work.
Plumbing steel pipe, plywood, cement and a few things here and there and you can be all set.
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Re: Patent plans for Wet Plate Collodion Headrest
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2012, 02:05:39 PM »
I'm definitely not that handy ;-p

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Re: Patent plans for Wet Plate Collodion Headrest
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2012, 02:41:22 PM »
Well, I must admit that I'm not the best when it comes to making good cement...
Forging... that's a whole different ballpark from what I'm used to do.
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Re: Patent plans for Wet Plate Collodion Headrest
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2012, 03:24:02 PM »
That is pretty sweet!  It's a work of art itself.

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Re: Patent plans for Wet Plate Collodion Headrest
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2012, 03:57:37 PM »
Like many things they used to make in the old days.
I'm not into antique stuff but I always appreciate the craftsmanship that went into the pieces they made.
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Re: Patent plans for Wet Plate Collodion Headrest
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2012, 05:00:16 PM »
I thought it was pretty funny that whoever it was in the bed, didn't even bother getting up while he was filming that! LOL!
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