My Latest Salvage Yard Haul

February 28th, 2009 in member junk     
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The impeller is something Ive been eying for the longest time and finally broke down and bought it. At 60 pounds of solid aluminum and close to 3 feet across it was a little spendy, but will make a fabulous wall hanging or table top.
The tailgate shot shows some great gears/cogs/fabricated pieces that will become stands for my art and/or are pretty neat just the way they are.
This crown-looking piece was the find of the day.
Side view of the fab crown piece.
I also found a total of 26 wonderful letters and will be bringing them home as I can afford it. Here is our mini-Dachshund Sophie modeling one of the O’s. And Geo made a great G E O out of the ones I got for her! Thanks goodness they created a lay-away plan for me!

Well, the last couple visits to my favorite salvage yard produced some wonderful round-shaped finds and fabulous letters! 


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, metal, industrial, black, modern, letters

Comments (11)

irishrovr writes:
Jenny, this is a real treasure trove! The letters are my fav!

Eileen http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/ Posted: 8:39 pm on March 31st
cdraz writes: Love the letters!!!! Posted: 9:44 am on March 5th
whiteflower writes: What a great haul. Can't wait to see what you do. Your dog Sophie looks too cute! Posted: 4:08 pm on March 1st
writes: Yes, I was in rusty-metal-industrial-gear heaven! I will keep you posted on what I end up making!

:-) JennyK Posted: 12:19 pm on March 1st
MimiToria writes: Your letters spell "Leno". Maybe, Jay will buy them. I'm bad! That's what came to my mind.
Looks like you made a haul, and now it will be fun to watch and see what Jenny K creates with all of this metal. You go girl!
Gretchen Posted: 11:21 pm on February 28th
JunkArchitect writes: Jenny, this is a great collection sculptural junk components. I’ll bet you’re going crazy just thinking of all the cool things you can create.

Jim Posted: 11:12 pm on February 28th
fellowjunker writes: Awesome finds Jenny!!!!!!!!! I love your Sophie as well!!!
xojanis Posted: 7:29 pm on February 28th
georgiamoon writes: Jenny, I can't believe you found all this great stuff. I have just mounted my letters that you so generously got for me and they look terrific. I will post the pic later today. We need to get together soon! Love ya gal, Geo Posted: 5:56 pm on February 28th
oldtymegardener writes: This would make a cool umbrella base in the garden! Posted: 3:19 pm on February 28th
MelHow writes: The impeller is awesome and I am so glad Sophie modeled for you as it gives a wonderful way for us to gain perspective on the size of the letters (which I am extremely envious of). Is Sophie a miniature Dachsy or a full=size? (I think Dachshunds are adorable). Posted: 9:47 am on February 28th
willsew4ucom writes: What great finds.. What do you think you will make?
Posted: 9:35 am on February 28th
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