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Sculpture Manufactory Metallic

by Nadira Posted 23rd Dec 2007 at 2:21 PM - Updated 8th Dec 2008 at 10:38 PM by -Maylin-
18 Comments / replies (Who?) - 17 Feedback Posts, 1 Thanks Posts
Some time ago I have redone my Sculpture Manufactory, but did not find time for uploading until now. So here it is for you as a Christmas present!

For detailed information on the object, please check the thread of the original Sculpture Manufactory at

What´s new?
1) The sculptures (and blocks of course) now come in shiny metallic designs, so there will be more variation in your shops and homes. This object works independently from the original Sculpture Manufactory, so you can have both in game at the same time.

2) On community lots (not owned and owned), non playable sims can use the Sculpture Manufactory Metallic autonomously. In contrast to playable sims, they will not be charged the fee for buying the blocks (so no fear one of your own sims who is present as nonplayabe visitor will spend his precious simoleons on crafting) and there will not be any interrupting notices while a nonplayable sim is crafting.
For my part I have had much fun watching complete strangers getting artistic following their own inspiration! And sometimes it may come in handy at a sculpture shop where a customer might help the owner with crafting, though that is a very rare happening (only saw it twice).

3) I did some minor changes on the effects (more fitting for metallic material).

4) I tried to get file sizes of the blocks a little bit down by getting myself familiar with the repository technique.

Downloading instructions:
Unpack the rar-file. You will get a folder named Nadira Sculpture Manufactory Metallic. Put the whole folder as subfolder into your downloads folder. You will need every item inside the folder for the Manufactory to work properly!
The Sculpture Manufactory can be found in “hobbies” – “other” on residential and community lots.
The sculptures have to be crafted and thus will not show up in the buy catalogue.

For details on installation, placement of the object, compatibility with extension packs, technical details of the mod and CLONING POLICY please read the original thread at


As always I want to thank my husband for his engagement and patience with me!

And again special thanks go to:

The writers of all the wonderful tutorials here at MTS2 - I think by now I have downloaded and read every tutorial on modding, meshing and texturing that is available! Thank you!

The makers of SimPe at, which is a really extraordinary tool! This project could not have been done without extensive use of SimPE´s multiple options!


You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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Size: 2.26 MB · Downloads: 4,588 · 23rd Dec 2007
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
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Top Secret Researcher
#2 Old 23rd Dec 2007 at 3:43 PM
i didn't know the sculpture manufactory set at all! it's just brilliant!!!
thanks a lot, nadira!!!
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 23rd Dec 2007 at 7:51 PM
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 23rd Dec 2007 at 9:15 PM
I have been wanting new sculptures, now my simmies can make thier own. Thank you so much for your hard work.

There are no short cuts to a place worth going!
Thankyou for your creative works of art.
They are well appreciated. AKA: Tricia
#5 Old 24th Dec 2007 at 12:45 AM
I loved the first one, and having more variety is great. I'm very, very impressed by how you've managed to teach yourself all this!

I made some mods for The Sims 1 -- yes, The Sims ONE :-) -- which you can find at
#6 Old 24th Dec 2007 at 12:48 AM
When I click on the link for the original thread, I get a box that says "That URL is not valid and cannot be loaded."

I made some mods for The Sims 1 -- yes, The Sims ONE :-) -- which you can find at
Top Secret Researcher
#7 Old 24th Dec 2007 at 7:07 AM
Nadria, Thank you this is fantastic and this shall be fun adding it to my game.
Forum Resident
#8 Old 24th Dec 2007 at 7:26 AM
Lovely, I like this version much better, good job, A definate download for me!! Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 24th Dec 2007 at 7:32 AM
Thanks for this, Nadira! Now there will be more variety in the Sims' creating!

(Corylea, click on Nadira's name at the upper left; there you will find her great works!)
#10 Old 24th Dec 2007 at 11:03 AM
Marvelous! Thanks,
Test Subject
#11 Old 24th Dec 2007 at 8:47 PM
Looking forward to playing with this, thanks!
Test Subject
Original Poster
#12 Old 26th Dec 2007 at 11:53 AM Last edited by Nadira : 27th Dec 2007 at 9:09 PM.
Originally Posted by Corylea
When I click on the link for the original thread, I get a box that says "That URL is not valid and cannot be loaded."

07-12-27 Link has been fixed!
Field Researcher
#14 Old 2nd Jan 2008 at 7:03 PM
Okay I just had to comment on this one. The sculptures are simply a work of art. Thanks for giving our simmies something new to do! This looks so fun!
Test Subject
#15 Old 7th Nov 2008 at 7:23 AM
I'm just wondering if there is any reason this wouldn't work with FT and AL? Any conflict with the hobbies in FT or anything? Sorry if this is a super dumb question!
Test Subject
#16 Old 11th Nov 2008 at 4:38 PM
Thank you so much for this creation, I'm always looking for some new hobbies for my sims and this one is just great! I was wondering if you could make a change in this so the sims could improve their hobbie "arts&crafts" while making a sculpture? Thanks you so much for the time you spend!
Lab Assistant
#17 Old 22nd Apr 2010 at 4:05 AM
i only have nightlife will this work
#18 Old 25th Feb 2013 at 1:03 AM
Beautiful idea! I'd love to create a self-made crafting station, too, but it'll take a lot of tutorials to get me there. Thanks for this great work!
#19 Old 12th Mar 2018 at 1:26 PM
Just great! My sims will love it.