Bonny designs her own patterns for each metal piece she creates. She uses Plasma Cutting--a process that cuts through metals electrically by means of a jet of hot plasma using air and electricity.
This method requires a great deal of natural art talent and skill to succeed in metal arts.
At Deschutes Arts our metal works are ALL unique one-of-a-kind pieces of art.
Computer Numerical Controlled Computer Cutting:
Most CNC metal arts use CNC routers that are essentially large computer-controlled drills which can cut shapes from sheet metal. CNC stands for computer numerical control, which refers to the tool following a path that has been programmed into a computer. CNC metal arts are able to cut multiple shapes--all of which are the same. There is nothing unique about a CNC metal piece.