The Three Pears - Drawings

Working drawings for model 3

Pen and Ink sketch, 1997. Dimensions: 420 x 290mm. Sketches exploring a proposed support for a mobile structure from different angles (see lower right, small sketch in plan view of assembly for the work Kick Inside). See Working Model Details in Progress and see the later influence of this proposed support on the design for structures supporting the three 'pears'.

Detail illustration from Fig 5. Pencil, pen and ink sketch with text. 2004. Dimensions: 110 x 260mm. Exploratory drawings for screw fixing of beech boarding to the purchase block and then by threaded bar to the steel framework for 'pears

Model showing purchase block with wooden plugs and fixings; the purchase block is wider and has four fixing holes not two as noted in the sketches. This model was created subsequent to the sketches as seen in side view in fig 2 and also in side view to the left in fig. 3. Neither the steel beam nor the beech boards as seen in both figs. 2 and 3 are featured in this model. Materials; Beech, stainless steel threaded bar, nuts and washers, mild steel plates

Pencil, pen and ink sketches with text, Dimensions: 420 x 290mm. 2004. Showing supports for pears (above) and exploratory drawings for fixing of beech boarding by threaded bar to steel framework for pears below

Pencil, pen and ink sketches with text, Dimensions: 420 x 290mm. 2004. Showing supports structures