2012-12-20 19:54:00 by KBND News Sources
Troutdale sculptor Rip Caswell has been commission by the Naval Order of the U.S. to make a bronze statue of Admiral Chester Nimitz. The statue will be located at the entrance to the Battleship Missouri Memorial at Pearl Harbor. Caswell is currently finishing the statue in clay. A wax mold will be made from the clay and the bronze will be poured into the wax mold. You can watch the process at Caswell's studio in Troutdale.