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November 9, 2011

DIY Art Potential - Welded Metal Art?

I did it.  I finally ordered the chair for the office, so we can get to work welding the desk soon-ish (we wanted to have the chair on hand before we started, so we can be certain of the height, and it should be here in about 10 days).  I can't believe we're three months behind on adding a workspace in the office for Hubby.  How did that happen? 

I'm excited to do a welding project.  When I designed the master bedroom headboard my talented grandpa was on hand to do the welding.  Luckily, he gave me the welding equipment he used & Hubby has some mad skills of his own.  And now my mind is wandering to other things we could weld.  Could we make something like this?  Hmmmmm . . . .

Etsy

Etsy

It is just like me to complicate a project.  Instead of just struggling by with welding a desk, let's make some art at the same time!!
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  1. That wall sculpture is neat. Looks vintage. How would you make something like that?

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  2. Hey, you've got 10 days before the desk arrives. How better to spend your time than making art? :) I'm so eager to see the finished room.

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  3. Jessica, not sure how to make this but I promise to blog about any and all welding progress!

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  4. cant wait to see the room all done :)

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  5. Welding sounds scary to me but I'm intrigued to see what you can do. Hats off to you girl!

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  6. Don't scare me off, Carol! But, seriously, Hubby is the superstar. Me + Welding = Welded Heap. Hoping to change that, though.

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  7. That’s what I call art! What were you thinking while doing this? By the way, what do you call your “art”? Anyway, it’s really captivating and mind-boggling! After all, in art, we are all entitled to our own interpretations and explanations.

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    1. This sculpture was just inspiration! I haven't yet had time to try to create my own version. The Etsy link is below each photo, but I'm not sure if it is for sale anymore - this is a bit of an older post.

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