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Some of my shark projects

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Project by tomakazi posted 1792 days ago 1481 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

All these projects are made from scraps from the job site…Tramp Art. The first Hammerhead is a plywood grid with sheetmetal molded over (note the bansaw blade for teeth) There is no wood in the other two , they are made out of brick wire. The shark is around 8 feet and the ray is around 9 feet. DATES INCORRECT

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent





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degoose

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#1 posted 1792 days ago

Just when I thought it was safe to go into the yard again.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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patron

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#2 posted 1792 days ago

i’ve never heard of ” tramp art ” ,
but you sure are good at it !

great work .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Mike Gager

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#3 posted 1792 days ago

those are cool. id love to see a “jaws” size great white!

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elin

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#4 posted 1792 days ago

very rivetting work Tomakazi.
Exellent job.

-- "Always keep your pencil sharp and ready"

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stefang

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#5 posted 1792 days ago

See there. Real art! If I tried to do that I would spend all my time trying to figure out how to smoothly put all the metal sheets together, and when I was done it wouldn’t look like a shark at all, while you worry about the shape and
dynamics and produce some really nice sculptures. I’m glad you are around to inspire us!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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connielee

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#6 posted 1792 days ago

great job tom from a proud mom

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CaptainSkully

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#7 posted 1792 days ago

Those are very cool. Will they oxidize to a nice patina or will they stay nice and shiny?

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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RexMcKinnon

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#8 posted 1792 days ago

Cool
dadum…
dadum…
dadum, dadum, dadum

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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jockmike2

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#9 posted 1792 days ago

Very cool. Nice sculptures.” We’re gonna need a bigger boat”.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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mtnwild

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#10 posted 1792 days ago

That’s very cool…....

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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McLeanVA

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#11 posted 1792 days ago

These would be a great way to keep squirrels off my bird feeders. Great job. Very unique. I bet they’ll rust up over time giving them an even cooler look.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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SCOTSMAN

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#12 posted 1792 days ago

Wow you can see where we copy the design for modern racing cars and aeroplanes can’t you yes god’s designs can’t be beat how much more refined a design can you get.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#13 posted 1791 days ago

Beautiful!
A great use of scrap, & it looks like fun.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Dan'um Style

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#14 posted 1791 days ago

neat !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Napaman

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#15 posted 1791 days ago

is the ray done??? I cant wait to see it with metal on it…or is that it…just the frame—-which is cool too…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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