The following demonstrates the processes and tooling used to vein an oak leaf.Below is the drawing of the design..jpg

The following demonstrates the processes and tooling used to vein an oak leaf. This is the drawing of the design.     

plasma cut leaves.jpg

The process begins with plasma cut leaves.     
 

bottom veining die.jpg

The veining dies: top and bottom.     
 

veined leaf.jpg

Veining the leaf, both sides at once, 2 hits.     
 

Repoussed leaf.jpg

Repoussed leaf

The repousse die.jpg

The repousse die     

Leaf to show same look from both sides.jpg

Leaf to show same look from both sides.      
 

Rounding the stem.jpg

Rounding the stem.      

The finished leaves.jpg

The finished leaves.