This sculpture is NOT a casting! This velociraptor is made from aluminum rod and tubing, hand cut and bent, then MIG welded, using weld technique, to produce the look of fossilized bone. Each sculpture is a one of a kind and will be mounted on a base of your choice of wood species with an engraved plaque,Each sculpture is numbered and signed and dated by the sculptor. This velociraptor is number 001. Please view this and future creations at WWW.PALEOWELD.COM or Email questions or comments to JSILIVEN@PALEOWELD.COM . Approximate size, 6 1/2 feet long,30 inches tall,and 28 inches wide. This was average size for this animal. This sculpture with base weighs approximately 40 lbs.