Category Archives: Art + Culture

Full-carbon Snare Drum

Peter Robertson, who owns Hunter Custom Drums, picked up two more full-carbon fibre snare drum shells from us today. After assembling the drums, Peter will take them this weekend to the Finn Brothers studio in Auckland. Hopefully the musos will … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon fibre, Music, Resin infusion |

Oyster boat sculpture

The Oyster Boat sculpture in Bluff’s main street was tired and in desperate need of a complete overhaul. The oyster shell part had been absorbing rainwater through its very porous exterior, so the main support structure had collapsed with rust. … Continue reading

Posted in Art + Culture, Coatings, Composites, Fibreglass, Tourism |

Artisan Sculpture

Fi Innovations was excited to help create a Burt Munro sculpture to commemorate the legendary Southlander and his ‘fastest Indian’motorcycle. Invercargill-born and raised sculptor, Roddy McMillan, remembers visiting Munro’s backyard garage as a lad with his father. “He was a … Continue reading

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