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Structo Keepsake Box Roller Skate Truck

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I started this truck with a vintage Structo truck cab I was lucky enough to run across. I built a false floor brace to mount it to the roller skate (old Chicago brand). I matched it up with a heavy...

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What to do with a beloved--but broken--piece

Sometimes upcycling and repurposing requires a mere change of geography. So when my lovely old bird bath could no longer stand, I found a fitting retirement home for it. The hardest part was getting...

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Some of my yard art displayed in the 61st annual Pilgrimage in Moss Point, MS.

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Just a few items diplayed today in the 61st Annual Pilgrimage in Moss Point , MS. re-do of one of my pelicans added to old window frame, the 2 old silver platters with moaic glass, stained glass...

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Dragonflies

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My weekend project. Dragonflies made from old ceiling fan blades and table legs. I applied a crackle finish to the blades by using dollar store white glue. I applied a base coat using black spray...

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Carni Stuff Lost in Time

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Dusted this one a little to see the white crackled paint. look at the caked up dust on the Clown Face behind the White Pony.

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Recycled coffee pots and other yard art

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MY recent trash to treasures, I found three coffee pots being thrown away so I painted the first one with sunflowers now it is a new planter, also I found an old gumball machine with out the glass...

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Dragonflies & bugs - Garden art

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I make dragonfly and other garden art bugs out of found objects, such as chair spindles, old wooden chair legs, porch spindles, old wooden bobbins, etc.  Once done they can rest on a rock or...

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Still Life... @ 12 Degrees

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We used to live in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, so big snow is nothing to us. But a Minnesota winter is a bird of a different feather. Even if it's high of 4, it's usually sunny, roads passible...

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A new addition to the front yard

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A cute sculpture I made a few days ago....   Salvaged steel parts including bearings, bolts, chain, gears, a plow disk, & glass insulators.  I think it's a nice addition to the...

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Junky Chicken Coop

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This henhouse was constructed using old fence boards and recycled cedar shakes from the neighbor's roofing job. As the roofing guys were removing the old shakes I asked where they took the old...

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wind spinners

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From old jewlry, buttons, and keychains comes sparkly yard art

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