Snails

tehutiAugust 1, 2010

Here is a picture of my latest garden snail.

Lowe's sold these light fixture parts for $0.25 so, like, what's a guy to do?

The head on this guy was once the top on a room candle - hated to see those go in the trash.

Two 8d nails make up the eyes (whatever).

The center part of the shell came from a ladies designer belt.

The body part was once an old shelf bracket.

The rest is steel scrap and paint.

Priced for immediate sale at the ridiculous low price of $25,000.00. Oops! must have misplaced the comma. h h h

Robert

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tasymo

Cool! I'm glad to see you are still creating awesome garden art!

    Bookmark   August 1, 2010 at 6:41PM
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mmebrady

how cute!! Ilove snails! (unless they're eating my plants, of course)

    Bookmark   August 1, 2010 at 6:48PM
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jeannespines

This lovely snail can *munch*** all he wants! Great recycling! Always love seeing your GJ art!
Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2010 at 7:03PM
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tehuti

Then you should love this little guy.
It is made from a marble (head), 2 half-marbles (on the shell), a large washer, sheet metal leaf (from an old lamp, a few small nails, and an old Stamping-up block.

I have a few other new pieces I'll have to post on Trash to Treasures. They just ain't garden art.

Robert

    Bookmark   August 1, 2010 at 8:17PM
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rock_oak_deer(8b TX)

Those are so cute!!!!

Awww, what's not garden junk?

We'll just have to check out T2T now.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2010 at 9:01PM
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nanatricia

Very cool!!!!

    Bookmark   August 1, 2010 at 10:12PM
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Calamity_J(z7bc)

I LOVE snails!!!! I'm off to TTT!

    Bookmark   August 1, 2010 at 10:54PM
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laurastheme(8)

Robert, so glad to see you on here again with your snails. I'm confused. Where's the light fixture part.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2010 at 12:42AM
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kirkus(5a)

COOL! I've missed seeing your creative work! You are such an inspiration! These are GREAT!!!! Bear Hugs! Kirk

    Bookmark   August 2, 2010 at 12:49AM
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shysue

Awesome!!!

    Bookmark   August 2, 2010 at 8:20AM
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oldcrafty(8)

Oh my.......you have a great eye for turning nothin' into sumpin'

    Bookmark   August 2, 2010 at 2:13PM
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excessfroufrou(7)

That is way cute. I think I need a snail in my yard, it's something I don't have, as long as it's as cute as yours and doesn't eat my hostas.
Frou

    Bookmark   August 2, 2010 at 5:04PM
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