Interactive Sculpture

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Project by jeffro posted 03-02-2012 07:58 PM 3715 views 7 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Interactive sculpture, a teacher at the local elementary school had contacted me about coming up with a project that the kids could interact with at the arts day they have. After giving it some thought I started searching out some good bends and shapes thinking about a mortise and tenon set up that could be put together and pulled apart so that each group of kids could create there own unique sculpture, and pull it apart. They idea worked better than I could of imagined I noticed the kids working together figuring out how to place and balance the pieces I could see the sparks flying.

Thanks LJ’s

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#1 posted 03-02-2012 08:15 PM

Very cool! Any opportunity to share is a great thing!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#2 posted 03-02-2012 08:21 PM


Organic tnker toys Love it!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 03-02-2012 08:29 PM

That’s awesome – well done.

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#4 posted 03-02-2012 09:35 PM

Always great to involve youngsters in the art of wood. I’m sure they had fun learning how to design neat structures.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother.

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#5 posted 03-02-2012 10:41 PM

That is awesome! I may have to steal this one for the Burning Man…

-- I'm not as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.

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#6 posted 03-02-2012 10:43 PM


-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#7 posted 03-02-2012 10:50 PM

Looks like it was the project to be involved in for sure! Very good design. Those lucky kids!!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#8 posted 03-02-2012 11:28 PM

That looks awesome.

-- Mel,

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#9 posted 03-02-2012 11:54 PM

I love that you are doing things for the kids! Great, creative idea.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#10 posted 03-03-2012 12:53 AM

That is seriously the most awesome classroom tool i have ever seen!!
The arbor day Foundation should put you on the consulting staff of the nature explore classroom design team!!

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#11 posted 03-03-2012 01:13 AM

OUSTANDING great idea and follow thru!

-- bad projects make good firewood

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#12 posted 03-03-2012 01:31 AM

Very cool! That makes for some pretty big smiles on those kids faces.

-- TJ - Perryville, Missouri

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#13 posted 03-03-2012 01:41 AM

Art thats FUN!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#14 posted 03-03-2012 02:35 AM

Outstanding! Anything that can be creative and interactive with people, especially the younger generation, is a winner!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#15 posted 03-03-2012 12:59 PM

start em young.. very good

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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