Visit to UB Foundry, 7/5/18

The Company F Memorial Committee and family members visited the University of Buffalo Foundry on July 5th to view the progress of the casting process. The major components of the Company F statue have been cast in bronze. Each weighing in between 100 and 300 pounds. The smaller components such as …

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The Stamp of Approval

One year and 11 days after commissioning artist Brian Porter, the Company F Monument committee approved the full scale model which will now be moved to the University of Buffalo’s foundry for the mold and casting process. Chairman Bill Menz led a group of skilled craftsmen and committee members to visit …

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Statue Progress

Company F Memorial Chairman Bill Menz and staff (Cathy Fox and Lynne Menz) have been making monthly visits to the studio of sculptor, Brian Porter to document the progress on the Company F Soldier. It has been an impressive journey as we witness it’s evolution and Brian shares his inspiration …

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Taking Shape

Sculptor Brian Porter recently sent us images of the progress he is making on Company F Memorial’s statue form. He is trying a new process whereby the miniature clay model (featured in Slide #1) is scanned using 3D technology, and data sent to a CNC machine to cut out thin plywood slices that …

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