Rusty's Cousin Oxidado

tinfoilhatFebruary 14, 2012

After making my last bird I had a bunch of discarded thoughts and pieces I didn't use sitting on the welding table. This kind of fell together while I was cleaning off the table. Reminded me of some of the temple carvings I had seen in Mexico and Belize. I tried to keep him as 2 dimensional as possible.

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marylee_2010

He "fell" together pretty darn good. He is great. You are very creative. Thanks for sharing.

Marylee

    Bookmark   February 15, 2012 at 7:48AM
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jeannespines

Found a perfect home, too...at that snarly stump. TFS! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   February 15, 2012 at 11:04AM
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Marlene Kindred

COOL, COOL, COOL! Love Oxidado...you find the best junkie parts to work with. John and I are very jealous!

    Bookmark   February 15, 2012 at 12:31PM
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toomuchglass(5)

There is an AWESOME Brain under that tin foil hat ! You make things "fall together" just perfectly .

    Bookmark   February 15, 2012 at 2:32PM
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sunnyca_gw

Oxidado looks like a happy cousin, his middle looks like a smile tilted to the right! Well coated with rust!!Perfect by the stump! I hope you "gathered up your thoughts" & filed them in a "safe" place so you can pull some out for your next project!! ~.~ Jan

    Bookmark   February 15, 2012 at 7:53PM
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nonacook(8bFL)

That is a great bird!
Hope more things 'fall together' for you
to show us!

    Bookmark   February 16, 2012 at 10:20AM
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posieh(3)

Neat !

    Bookmark   February 16, 2012 at 12:00PM
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mssunflower(7)

I don't post here very often, but I have to say that I always look forward to seeing what's new in your line of creation and always fall in love with all of it. You make me want to learn how to weld. Keep up the good work

Ms. Faith

    Bookmark   February 16, 2012 at 6:44PM
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concretenprimroses(4B NH)

Marvelous!
Is that something growing out of the stump under Oxi's beak in the photo?
Kathy

    Bookmark   February 18, 2012 at 8:46AM
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tinfoilhat

Kathy
Those are what I call desert pine cones when I'm in mixed company. I don't know the real name.
They have a silver dollar size white flowers in the spring. They have weak joints and are easily broken. The pieces that fall to the ground root themselves continue growing.
I started this clump with 4 pieces I stuck in the ground about 3-4 years ago

    Bookmark   February 19, 2012 at 5:05PM
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