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  1. #101
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    Re: Scrap metal art or projects

    I am making a garden bell out of an old CO2 tank. Since I am using 4"x4" wooden posts, a standard 4x4 tube will not fit. I bent up some 1/8" plate into right angles and welded them together. Name:  20160319_152322.jpg
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    Even though I have a plasma cutter, I decided to cut the designs in the top plate with a right angle cut off wheel and a jig saw. It was faster for me to do it that way than plasma and grind the dross and errors.

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    That welding created a bow in the top plate, so tomorrow I am going to try to flame straighten the piece.

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    Trick work Patrick!
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  4. #104
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    I posted yesterday that when I welded the top rib and bottom ring that the piece became distorted. Today was my first attempt at using heat to straighten out metal. I ended up over doing it on one portion and had to resort to hammering it flat. Overall I was pretty happy with learning how to do it and the results.

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    Re: Scrap metal art or projects

    Wow. Some Amazing art work! Very cool!!!

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    Thanks
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    Lamp made from parts off old bicycles. It is about 4 feet tall if you make it go almost straight up. The center tube is the tube that goes from a sprocket to the seat on a bike. I cut off the rear forks and forward tubes. The gears and chain rotate.

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    Re: Scrap metal art or projects

    Quote Originally Posted by psacustomcreations View Post
    Lamp made from parts off old bicycles. It is about 4 feet tall if you make it go almost straight up. The center tube is the tube that goes from a sprocket to the seat on a bike. I cut off the rear forks and forward tubes. The gears and chain rotate.

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    Would be nice if you could turn the bike pedal to turn the lamp on. just a thought?
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    That was the plan but i was running into issues with holding the sprockets and still allowing it to rotate

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    I used an old scuba tank to make a couple of bells shaped like Spartan helmets.

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    Those helmets look slick. How do they sound ? Does the cutouts have a greater affect on the sound ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BD1 View Post
    Those helmets look slick. How do they sound ? Does the cutouts have a greater affect on the sound ?
    Here is a video of the helmet from the top of the tank. The cut outs do affect the sound and I hoped to show it on the video.

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    Beautiful! Great concept! This comment was for Kevin Caron's "fly" sculpture!
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    Some kind of Big Blue constant current welding machine
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    This is something I did last year. This image is only part of the sculpture, showing a crocodile swimming under a log then jumping out of the water! Name:  image.jpg
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    Some kind of Big Blue constant current welding machine
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    This post refers to the Tennsmith product. They make these guys like 15 miles down the road from where I live!
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    Some kind of Big Blue constant current welding machine
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    Dale,
    The crocodile looks great. Do you have any more pics of it or other work?
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    A couple of bells made from scuba tanks with a design plasma cut into them to look like The Punisher from the comic books and American Sniper

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    Current welder
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    I killed them LOL!!!!

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    I'm glad the Mig welds I do are better than the ones on the "Big Time C-Clamp" in the video!

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    Ya its been awhile and my welder is acting funny.
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    Re: Scrap metal art or projects

    Quote Originally Posted by SWells View Post
    A couple of mine from a few years ago

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    Was jw what all you used for the hot rod would be very interesting build
    Thanks WelderTurner

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    One of my neighbors gave me a pile of horseshoes. I made this bell using one. I am going to give him one like it as thanks.

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    The Talent here is amazing , true artists .
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    Re: Scrap metal art or projects

    i did some more pieces

    rob

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    Quote Originally Posted by rob214 View Post
    i did some more pieces

    rob
    More nice pieces. I am glad to see you are incorporating copper, wood and other textures or materials. I think they help the look. Maybe you can use some copper flashing or tubing or stainless steel rods or blots to add even more.
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