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Meborder
12-14-2014, 07:44 PM
i've posted these before:

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n512/meborder/horseshoe/0210131121_zps4f143906.jpg

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n512/meborder/horseshoe/0205131846_zpsc70b23e3.jpg

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n512/meborder/horseshoe/DSCF5455_zps3e7008c1.jpg

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n512/meborder/horseshoe/DSCF8639_zps17dd2de0.jpg

Meborder
12-14-2014, 07:45 PM
these are new today:

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n512/meborder/horseshoe/DSCF8638_zpsedeca7d7.jpg

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n512/meborder/horseshoe/DSCF8637_zpsd0952cf5.jpg

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n512/meborder/horseshoe/DSCF8641_zps8013ebba.jpg

Meborder
12-14-2014, 09:16 PM
here's a coat rack i made here tonight too:

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n512/meborder/horseshoe/DSCF8646_zps2e4fbd31.jpg

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n512/meborder/horseshoe/DSCF8648_zps5e15a3bd.jpg

Just bent the ears up at about 30°. in theory it can hold 6 coats, but it isn't really that big. easy to make, though.

here's a necklace i made out of horseshoe nails:

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n512/meborder/horseshoe/DSCF5468_zpsc28bbb3f.jpg

BucketObolts
12-19-2014, 06:55 PM
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c331/FourbangerYJ/metal%20art/boot4_zps95072209.jpg (http://s30.photobucket.com/user/FourbangerYJ/media/metal%20art/boot4_zps95072209.jpg.html)

Here is a boot scraper I made.
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c331/FourbangerYJ/metal%20art/moose2_zps8938e9cb.jpg (http://s30.photobucket.com/user/FourbangerYJ/media/metal%20art/moose2_zps8938e9cb.jpg.html)

Here is a moose that has some shoes included.

BucketObolts
12-29-2014, 01:56 PM
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c331/FourbangerYJ/metal%20art/spider_zps161fab1d.jpg (http://s30.photobucket.com/user/FourbangerYJ/media/metal%20art/spider_zps161fab1d.jpg.html)
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c331/FourbangerYJ/metal%20art/spider2_zpse0b90b62.jpg (http://s30.photobucket.com/user/FourbangerYJ/media/metal%20art/spider2_zpse0b90b62.jpg.html)

I just finished up this. It's a name sign for a horse in recovery from a pelvic injury.

BucketObolts
01-08-2015, 11:28 PM
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c331/FourbangerYJ/metal%20art/bullbank_zps4d325ab4.jpg (http://s30.photobucket.com/user/FourbangerYJ/media/metal%20art/bullbank_zps4d325ab4.jpg.html)

Does this count, it has part of a horse shoe :)

tanglediver
03-10-2015, 11:10 PM
Who's gonna clean up after all them horses? :confused:


http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w191/tanglediver/P3100018_zpslhwkdxnl.jpg (http://s176.photobucket.com/user/tanglediver/media/P3100018_zpslhwkdxnl.jpg.html)
I showed this one over in another thread before I wrapped it. I'ld call it done now.

jpl4584
06-02-2015, 11:26 PM
I can't get several of the picture attachments to open for some reason, so if any of these are duplicates of someone else's projects, I apologize.

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06-02-2015, 11:33 PM
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06-02-2015, 11:36 PM
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BD1
06-12-2015, 05:56 PM
I tried to post on horseshoe thread but won't work soooooo. My snowman
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THANKS FOR MOVING THEM.

motolife313
06-12-2015, 06:27 PM
Those look sweet! I wanna make one now:)

DSW
06-12-2015, 06:38 PM
I tried to post on horseshoe thread but won't work soooooo. My snowman


I've closed the old sticky and made this one the "new" sticky to replace it.


I tried to move all the working picts from the old sticky that got messed up when Steve had that issue with trying to ban the spammer. ( My guess is that they were all hosted off site, thus the reason they stayed when others are gone. ) However the site won't let me insert posts in any other order other than by date of original post, so all of those posts ended up prior to your "start" post of this thread. Hopefully those whose picts were lost when the old thread was accidentally deleted can add them to this one.

BD1
06-13-2015, 12:35 AM
A display at neighbors horse farm.

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shortfuse
06-13-2015, 11:11 AM
DSW,
Thanks for reviving the horseshoe sticky!

killdozerd11
06-13-2015, 11:50 AM
Thanks for doing this DSW

poisonedbrew
06-18-2015, 05:38 PM
wondered where mine went.

poisonedbrew
06-18-2015, 05:41 PM
Here they are

BucketObolts
06-19-2015, 12:00 AM
Thanks for bringing this back. Sorry so many photo's got lost.

Doug247
06-19-2015, 01:48 AM
A few....

Doug247
06-19-2015, 01:53 AM
couple more, ill try to dig more out soon....

clive
06-19-2015, 04:19 AM
I'm sure many of us look at what you have done and say to ourselves " oh, I could make that" but if they are like me don't have the imagination to see something else in a plie of horseshoes. Thanks for showing.

whtbaron
07-05-2015, 11:42 AM
No horseshoes but it seems to fit the theme. I came across this in a Google search and really liked it...

BD1
07-06-2015, 08:25 PM
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07-12-2015, 11:21 PM
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irnworker433
07-19-2015, 06:48 AM
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Heres a lil owl from shovel and some horseshoes w other odds and ends. Making this and other stuff for a craft show coming up in Newtown CT.

ManoKai
07-19-2015, 10:11 AM
Vino holder finished in hammered-forged bronze.

BD1
07-19-2015, 11:27 AM
Vino holder finished in hammered-forged bronze.

Nice, that should be a good start for one evening of drinking . :drinkup::drinkup::drinkup:

First time I saw a cover on a welding table. Classy shop setup ! :D

ManoKai
07-23-2015, 12:42 PM
@ BD1 - Mahalo bro. The welding table doubles as a counter top. Ha! Image is from my client's kitchen.

BD1
07-23-2015, 04:35 PM
@ BD1 - Mahalo bro. The welding table doubles as a counter top. Ha! Image is from my client's kitchen.

I knew that, just being a smart a$$ ! :drinkup::drinkup:

poisonedbrew
07-26-2015, 03:01 PM
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DSW
08-17-2015, 09:57 AM
I came across this older thread on horse shoe stuff and thought I'd add the link to this one as combining threads seems to toss things all out of order...

http://weldingweb.com/showthread.php?271531-Horseshoes-anyone&highlight=

MrBelvedere
08-18-2015, 08:47 PM
Great talent..thanks for posting your work!

BrooklynBravest
08-20-2015, 04:07 PM
Where can a city slicker like myself go to buy some horseshoes?

DSW
08-20-2015, 04:32 PM
Tractor Supply sells them. Also there are a number of online farrier suppliers that sell shoes.

Mr. Smith
08-20-2015, 04:51 PM
There are some neat pieces in this thread. I made these a few months ago:

http://i.imgur.com/SRiuPcY.jpg

I subsequently painted the owl:

http://i.imgur.com/E5lEH62.jpg

BD1
08-22-2015, 07:08 PM
Where can a city slicker like myself go to buy some horseshoes?

As DSW stated, Tractor Supply. They have had shipping specials too. The three sizes I use for the wine / booze bottle holder are , 000 , 00 , and the 1. The 000 is the smallest one.

http://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/diamond-plain-bronco-horseshoe-size-000-pack-of-4?cm_vc=-10005

http://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/diamond-classic-plain-horseshoe-size-00-pack-of-4?cm_vc=-10005

http://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/diamond-classic-plain-horseshoe-size-1-pack-of-4?cm_vc=-10005

Centaur Forge is another place for a '' REAL ASSORTMENT '' of horseshoes. I went there and it is amazing ! I didn't realize how many types and styles there are. They even have a special for first time buyers with 10% off. You can request a catalog which shows the shoes. They have flat rate hipping too, $8.95.
Just saw they have some shoes on sale, http://www.centaurforge.com/Customer-Appreciation-Sale/products/366/1/0

Main site, http://www.centaurforge.com/?gclid=CJuFnLjlvccCFQENaQodD18LoA

shortfuse
08-22-2015, 09:39 PM
Started making Christmas presents. These candle holders are for friends who own and ride horses.

I first forged a shoe into a circle, then cut another shoe in half on which I drew out the longest end without holes about another inch or two and put a curly-cue on it. Then I forged the straight piece into a handle, cut a notch in the circle and tack welded it. For the bottom, I cut some circles out of 22ga. sheet metal so as to not cover up the shoe holes and tacked it to the circle. I will add a thin piece of felt to the bottom to keep from scratching the furniture. I think they'll like them.

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DSW
08-22-2015, 10:05 PM
I was actually looking at those elsewhere tonight. I'm thinking about doing a few of those for my next demo to have out for sale on the table. Did you see the youtube video of Gary Huston forging those? I like your handles better, but his pressed cups and candle holders are nice.

shortfuse
08-22-2015, 10:17 PM
I was actually looking at those elsewhere tonight. I'm thinking about doing a few of those for my next demo to have out for sale on the table. Did you see the youtube video of Gary Huston forging those? I like your handles better, but his pressed cups and candle holders are nice.

Funny you should mention it....I got the idea from Gary's video. He does some neat stuff. I really liked his cups, but I didn't have a way to press the depression in the scrap, so I winged it with a flat base. There isn't a tight seal around the sheet metal/horseshoe contact in case melted wax tried to leak through, so I squeezed a small, tight bead of silicone along the underside edge of the sheet metal base. Silicone is good to a little over 400 deg. and will give a little so I'm good there.

I made those from used horseshoes. Due to wear, the shoes of course have a curved side where they meet the ground. So, when I ground/cut out my notch to tack weld the handle to the circle, I had to custom cut out each set so the handle cross section would fit snugly against the circle.

Another item I added was to make the curly-cue end of the handle touch the table as well as the base. A short handle might make the thing tipsy with a light weight candle. This is more stable.

tanglediver
08-22-2015, 10:26 PM
I probably showed this before, but, heck.
Bad copy of picture, but I gave the piece to my niece.

DSW
08-22-2015, 10:28 PM
I like how your handle curves with the underside of the shoe to the inside where his is to the side. That means the holder looks a bit ugly from one side. I have an idea for doing the cups, but I have to see what size the shoes I have finish out to when I forge them in a circle. After that I can work out the cup details. There's a trick my blacksmithing instructor talked about for doing repetitive dishes that I want to try if I can get the jig material together.

shortfuse
08-22-2015, 10:40 PM
Gary had it easy with his big press and dies. I would have had to use a piece of pipe and some doughnut-shaped apparatus to pound out mine....probably would have come out looking like "Fido's B*tt" as Jody says.

shortfuse
08-22-2015, 10:50 PM
Doug, just a hint if you make the handles like mine. They are simply an S-curve with a curly-cue. I went through about 3-4 of those buggers before I figured out the easiest and nicest looking handle. After I cut the straightened shoe in half, I drew out what had been the open end of the half-shoe to make a narrow flat taper. That added about 1" to 1 1/2" to the length to have enough for a small curly-cue. When I made the S-curve, I did the curly-cue first, then when making the bends for the S-curve, I dipped the curly in water after each heat to cool it and then could hammer on that end as I made curve.

DSW
08-25-2015, 10:15 PM
The horse shoe bottle openers I forged.

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shortfuse
08-25-2015, 10:59 PM
Nice looking horseshoe openers. I'm gonna have to make up some of those.

I never stopped to think there was enough stock on the end of the shoe, but with a little flattening and drawing out, there surely is. My beer-drinking, horse riding friends will love those!! :drinkup:

DSW
08-26-2015, 01:46 AM
On a healed shoe there is enough stock to flatten the heal out and make the ring like I do normally. That is what I did on the one shown at the bottom. It was originally supposed to be one of the handles for the horse shoe candle holders, but the other end got messed up, so I made the opener with what was left of the shoe.

The one above, I slit the stock with a 1" chisel, upset the end to spread the slit, then drifted with my 1" punch. Because I slit and upset, I didn't loose any material to stretching when I drifted so I could do the opener in what was the middle of the shoe. I really need to make a 1" wide slot punch vs using my 1" chisel. The chisel is a single bevel and it leaves a lot of "rag" on the back that needs more work to finish out and doesn't look as nice if you aren't really careful. I'll probably make the slot punch match the width of the fullered groove in the shoes.

DSW
08-26-2015, 02:11 AM
Oh since I posted the horse shoe ones I did, I might as well add the "claw" style one I have picts of, but haven't had a chance to make yet.

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Equilibrium
08-26-2015, 07:44 AM
Mr. Smith> Love that heart.
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Here's another owl-
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I don't recall who I originally made the owl for but my husband snitched it and took it to work. It's on his desk. I guess he liked it. ;)
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BrooklynBravest> "Where can a city slicker like myself go to buy some horseshoes?" I'll second BD1's Centaur Forge. Their prices were comparable to Tractor Supply and Farm & Fleets' and it's going to be hard to beat their flat shipping rate.

ManoKai
08-26-2015, 10:03 AM
Got Braces? Fabricated for a local Orthodontist. The "teeth" are aircraft-style wrapped in .035 SuperArc 70S-3. Base finished in hammer-forged bronze. The vertical tiers are raw and shot with clear lacquer. TIG welded.

DSW
08-26-2015, 10:47 AM
Manokai, what size horse shoes did you use for the wine rack?

ManoKai
08-26-2015, 10:59 AM
@ DSW - always use Size "1" to accomodate both Red n White wine bottles. White bottles tend to have a larger circumference. Note, our TSC usually carries Size "00", "0", and sometimes "1". Cost savings big time using a farrier vs TSC.

We use a local farrier who has every conceivable steel/aluminum horseshoe under the sun.

Mr. Smith
08-27-2015, 09:58 AM
Mr. Smith> Love that heart.

Thanks. It receives lots of compliments, mostly because of its asymmetry.

I like the fork feet of your owl.

Equilibrium
09-03-2015, 09:55 AM
Sort of testing to see if I can post a photo from my phone for the 1st time so here's another pumpkin from horseshoes-
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Mr. Smith> I have a friend here right now and she wants me to copy your heart for her. I should have never gone to this thread with a friend standing behind me. ;)
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The owl ended up having fork feet because I couldn't come up with anything else to use for feet and didn't want to screw around with nails. I think they'd be set off more if the pliers I'd used for the beak and ears had been newer and shinier.

DSW
09-03-2015, 10:11 AM
This was posted over on IFI by member Dogsoldat. Shame the pict is a bit dark and it's hard to see the 7 at the front.

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Another one I have saved on doing house numbers with horse shoes.

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DSW
09-13-2015, 10:17 PM
ManoKai, Thanks for the info on the horse shoe wine racks. here's my take on them.

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A few more items that I've done. I've also got a nice mirror that I'll have to get picts of tomorrow. It wasn't dry enough to photograph on Saturday.

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Thats Hot
09-17-2015, 03:39 PM
Just needs a little paint, and the next one should turn out a little better..1214721

BD1
09-17-2015, 07:25 PM
Just needs a little paint, and the next one should turn out a little better..1214721

Horseshoe pumpkin makes a great door stop. It appears that your shoes are pretty thick looking at picture.
I painted some orange with a beige stem and a couple others plain. The orange ones sold first. I saw another one posted here with green stem. What's your color ? :dizzy:

Thats Hot
09-18-2015, 02:54 PM
I am going to go with orange and beige also.

Weld one
09-19-2015, 09:44 PM
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I am a little late to the pumpkin party, but here is mine.
Made this one for Patti and put the ribbon on for her.

DSW
09-19-2015, 10:37 PM
I like the "ribbon" idea. Those in pink for Breast Cancer would probably do well.

Weld one
09-19-2015, 10:47 PM
I think your right. Until Patti got lymphoma, I thought pink was the only color. I think there is like 18 or so colors.
Thanks for your comment.

HT2-4956
09-20-2015, 06:42 AM
A couple of interesting (and well done) horse shoe items here....

http://missoula.craigslist.org/for/5191681332.html

DSW
09-20-2015, 06:18 PM
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Thats Hot
10-05-2015, 11:53 PM
I had some one ask for some lamps, these are turning out good..123256112325711232581

Thats Hot
10-06-2015, 12:00 AM
This is going to be a Christmas Tree..1232591

ECAVE
10-07-2015, 11:43 AM
My pumpkin patch in various stages of paint!
I have to make a couple of those trees too! Nice work That's Hot.

BD1
10-07-2015, 12:01 PM
Nice growing those pumpkins. I prefer the 8 shoe pumpkins over the 6 shoe ones too . :pumpkin:
I gotta make some more since I sold the last one. I think I'll make a four sided one with a plate on top for a Halloween pumpkin. Turkey might be another one to do.

ECAVE
10-07-2015, 12:35 PM
I was running short on shoes and one customer suggested a six shoe one but i told her she would like it...not as full. She later agreed.
Like to see that turkey when you get it made.

Thats Hot
10-10-2015, 12:04 PM
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Thats Hot
10-12-2015, 05:49 PM
Meet the twins... **** and Doodle...12392711239281

BD1
10-12-2015, 07:04 PM
Some of those shoes are big !! Those look great ! As for TWINS, I only see one of you. :D :drinkup:

Equilibrium
10-14-2015, 09:50 PM
So I'm at the feed store and I'm looking at an eagle that's been sitting out. I see the price tag on it of $200 and my first thoughts are this thread and all the people fabricating goodies from horse shoes and selling them. I happened to have my camera on me. I took as many photos of it from different angles as I could for y'all hoping maybe one of you could create your own version of the eagle and sell it.
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One thing though.... I asked the gal if he ever sold any of his eagles. She said they were literally flying off her shelves at $125 and that as fast as he would make one... it would be gone but that he hadn't sold an eagle since his wife upped the price to $200.

DSW
10-14-2015, 10:10 PM
Rough guess is that there's at least 20-25 shoes in that eagle. Assuming $3 each on shoes, He's probably not making much at $125

BD1
10-14-2015, 10:25 PM
WOW !! It's nice, however , I would avoid the horizontal piece for the wings. Just using shoes may have a cleaner look.

Thanks for sharing ! :cool2:

Thats Hot
10-15-2015, 08:28 AM
Rough guess is that there's at least 20-25 shoes in that eagle. Assuming $3 each on shoes, He's probably not making much at $125

I was thinking the same thing, I use a lot of used shoes and there is a lot time on clean up of the used shoes for yard art. I don' buy used shoes, they are free here. So I don't ask as much for a yard art.

BD1
10-15-2015, 08:57 AM
'' I use a lot of used shoes and there is a lot time on clean up of the used shoes for yard art.''

The recycled shoes can be a pain to clean up for sure. I soak them in white vinegar and that helps . I recently bought a Dremel tool and it is awesome for clean up too. I used the thin wire wheels and it does a great job in the grooves. The baby cutting wheel works well for the hard stuff in the grooves too. The Dremel kit was on sale when I bought it. It's the larger one with all the goodies, http://www.amazon.com/Dremel-4000-6-120-Volt-Variable-Speed-Rotary/dp/B002L3RUW0/ref=sr_1_1?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1444913696&sr=1-1&keywords=Dremel+4000+kit
Works really well on buffing my silverware art .

DSW
10-15-2015, 08:57 AM
Used shoes are great, but the problem I have with them is it's tough to find enough matching ones to do some projects. Small single/double shoe items it's easy to use used shoes. With things like the wine racks/ Christmas trees that have to stack shoes, it's tough to use assorted sizes. The farrier who does the shoes on one of my customers horses usually deals with people who have one or maybe two horses, so the used shoes he gives me is sort of a grab bag of mixed stuff. I guess if I dealt with a farrier who did a riding school or one of those places that does carriage rides, I might get more matching shoes.

Equilibrium
10-15-2015, 09:16 AM
I didn't care for the horizontal bar much myself. It detracts from the piece.
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Centaur Forge sells most decent sized horse shoes in pairs for $2.10 to $3.90, http://www.centaurforge.com/ and they've got free shipping on most orders. I happen to know this guy doesn't pay for any of his shoes though. I tried contacting a few farriers before buying the shoes I used in my pumpkin and apparently they give them all to the "guy who sells at the local feed store". He makes the rounds gathering up all the shoes from them regularly and he hits up the horse farms in the local area too because I tried that route also. I don't know what a fair price is for the eagle. I do know that at $200 his wife priced him out of the market or the eagle wouldn't be sitting there collecting dust.
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Other issues he has (enlarge my photos and look)... his welds are blobby and sloppy and his paint jobs aren't anywhere near the quality of Thats Hot's paint jobs or that of others who have posted photos of their work here. At $125, people probably just bought them and re-painted them at home. At $200.... potential buyers are most likely expecting a paint job that doesn't look like the artist handed a few cans of spray paint to a 5 year old kid with instructions to "have fun".

Riceman
10-15-2015, 12:02 PM
My local feed and Tack store sales Plain size 0 shoes for $1.79. Each size up is about $0.10 more. I have tried to get used shoes but people want more money for them than I pay for new shoes.

Thats Hot
10-16-2015, 12:50 PM
The twins...1242591

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10-16-2015, 01:01 PM
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Equilibrium
10-18-2015, 07:13 PM
Ribbit....a frog. Still need to pick up some brush on white and black paint for the ball bearing eyes.
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DSW
10-18-2015, 09:37 PM
Nice one. What it needs is a longer tongue though. A fly he's catching would be even better.

Equilibrium
10-18-2015, 09:48 PM
I thought about putting a sparkplug bug on its tongue but figured I'd wait to see what it looked like after I painted the eyeballs. What I really wanted was metal warts all over the frog. I couldn't figure out how to splatter it with my MIG though.

Thats Hot
10-18-2015, 11:00 PM
Ribbit....a frog. Still need to pick up some brush on white and black paint for the ball bearing eyes.
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Equilibrium
10-19-2015, 09:24 AM
Thank you. Only 5 horseshoes and didn't take long at all to make.

John T
10-24-2015, 07:01 PM
One of my wifes friends has horses, so my wife gave her a horseshoe pumpkin I made...

friend says... let me ask my farrier if he has any old shoes....

so I get the # and call the guy....

He says, "sure thing come on down.. I got a pile in the yard Help yerself"

This is the "pile" :laugh:

I took about 40 or so... he said come back when you need more. :cool2:

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ewehrum
10-24-2015, 07:17 PM
HOLY COW!!!!! I need to go there! I would pay for shipping and for your time if you shipped me a bunch... lol :drinkup:

John T
10-24-2015, 07:22 PM
HOLY COW!!!!! I need to go there! I would pay for shipping and for your time if you shipped me a bunch... lol :drinkup:

Thanks,
But I don't want to look a gift horse in the mouth.... :nono: :laugh:

BD1
10-24-2015, 09:07 PM
Holy horseshlt ! That is a lot of shoes !

ECAVE
10-24-2015, 09:30 PM
I need to find a stash like that!!
Nice find. My family is going crazy over the pumpkins. Lol

DSW
10-24-2015, 09:53 PM
Nice pile of old rasps there as well, I'd love to have a half dozen or so to play with in the forge. They'd make good draw knives or even good files for hot filing. I wouldn't mind trying to make a few rasp snakes or lizards with them either. I count at least 20 that I can see easily in that pile.

Randall_H
10-25-2015, 09:50 PM
I've been welding horseshoes together for yrs and was wondering today if anyone has thought about using silicon bronze wire to weld new shoes together, thought it would give it some additional bling

any thoughts?

Equilibrium
10-26-2015, 08:33 AM
John T> You shameless tease. ;) We'd all be in horseshoe heaven if there was a farrier near us that had a pile like that!!!

Thats Hot
10-26-2015, 03:03 PM
The new crab..1253051

Thats Hot
10-31-2015, 11:22 PM
The first turtle.1258721

Thats Hot
11-02-2015, 09:21 PM
I can not keep enough Snowmen...12605111260521

John T
11-03-2015, 10:30 PM
speaking of horseshoes...
what kinda rod you figure this is? 6010/6011?

quite the build up. ... I reckon it got the job done though...

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shortfuse
11-03-2015, 10:37 PM
"hardfacing" on a horseshoe...never saw that before, but if ya don't have any new or replacement shoes, I guess it would work! Just about any rod would probably be a little harder than the original shoe steel, which is fairly soft (except for the Mexican shoes made from hard rebar).

DSW
11-03-2015, 11:02 PM
"hardfacing" on a horseshoe...never saw that before, but if ya don't have any new or replacement shoes, I guess it would work! Just about any rod would probably be a little harder than the original shoe steel, which is fairly soft (except for the Mexican shoes made from hard rebar).



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shortfuse
11-03-2015, 11:11 PM
I think I've seen that picture somewhere before...noticed the guy wasn't holding a full size horse. Might be a bit tricky regardless of size if the critter spooks before they mask him/her.

Wonder where they put the ground clamp?????? That conjures up your imagination!! :D

Dylan Brandenburg
11-04-2015, 10:34 PM
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Farrier-1
11-05-2015, 01:59 AM
speaking of horseshoes...
what kinda rod you figure this is? 6010/6011?

quite the build up. ... I reckon it got the job done though...

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Life long shoer chiming in: It's not rod, it's Borium...... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borium

John T
11-05-2015, 08:39 AM
Life long shoer chiming in: It's not rod, it's Borium...... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borium

Interesting..

so it's more like a brazing rod..

Thats Hot
11-23-2015, 05:37 PM
He just needs some paint and a stand.12760511276061

BucketObolts
11-23-2015, 10:27 PM
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I made a stand to raise the dogs water bowl. The hooks are for some dog tags I had made with their names on it. I made a couple more for their food dishes.

BD1
11-23-2015, 10:34 PM
Nice job guys. That is a heavy bird for sure . As for the water bowl, that might be the right height for those miniature horses. :D

BD1
11-24-2015, 07:06 PM
Played inside with a few snowmen. Used silverware knife handles for the ties. They are removable.
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Thats Hot
11-24-2015, 07:13 PM
Played inside with a few snowmen. Used silverware knife handles for the ties. They are removable.
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Nice, I like them.

Equilibrium
11-24-2015, 08:02 PM
Thats Hot> Very creative use of RR spikes and horseshoes. Fun piece.

Thats Hot
11-24-2015, 08:13 PM
Here are the birds on a 30" rod.12770711277081

92RodMan
11-28-2015, 07:12 PM
This is a cowboy that made way back in Tech school. I used a nail for the pistol, Mig welded several beads of weld, and shaped it with a die grinder.
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John T
11-28-2015, 07:14 PM
Bend over

I will drive u home.


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Shane Atkinson
11-29-2015, 08:59 PM
Were the majority of these done with Mig or Arc?

ECAVE
11-29-2015, 09:06 PM
Were the majority of these done with Mig or Arc?

I have used flux core and arc. 6013/7018

BD1
11-29-2015, 09:37 PM
Were the majority of these done with Mig or Arc?

I use mig with 75/25 gas, Nice clean welds with little spatter and clean up.

Thats Hot
11-30-2015, 09:35 PM
I use mig 75/25 also.

Equilibrium
11-30-2015, 09:46 PM
I used MIG 75/25 too.

Weld one
12-17-2015, 07:55 PM
Here is Rudolph getting ready for Christmas Eve.
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Thats Hot
12-18-2015, 04:18 PM
He looks good...

Firemanmike69
12-20-2015, 12:02 AM
Made two wine bottle/ glass holders
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Thats Hot
12-20-2015, 11:14 AM
I like these.

BD1
12-20-2015, 12:43 PM
Nice bottle holder. Those look like the Diamond Classic shoes like I get from TSC. They are nice to work with too. I wonder if a smaller pony shoe might be better for the glasses. Maybe not if you have big glasses.

DSW
12-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Never thought about them holding glasses when I saw those picts last night. I was thinking of some sort of "bug" sort of motif with the 1st one. 2nd one I was thinking some sort of cross.

Firemanmike69
12-20-2015, 06:14 PM
Nice bottle holder. Those look like the Diamond Classic shoes like I get from TSC. They are nice to work with too. I wonder if a smaller pony shoe might be better for the glasses. Maybe not if you have big glasses.
That is exactly what they are actually.
Yea I think I might have to heat them a bit and close them up

Never thought about them holding glasses when I saw those picts last night. I was thinking of some sort of "bug" sort of motif with the 1st one. 2nd one I was thinking some sort of cross.

BD1
12-20-2015, 08:07 PM
'' Yea I think I might have to heat them a bit and close them up ''

I use the hf 20 ton press on some of my horseshoe art. It works well. I made '' V " tooling to spread them open and works well when you need a wider spread.

John T
12-20-2015, 08:34 PM
I use the hf 20 ton press on some of my horseshoe art. It works well. I made '' V " tooling to spread them open and works well when you need a wider spread.

Good idea.

I usually put them in the vice and give it a 5lb sledge wack

If that dont do it
I call it artistic licence.


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BD1
12-20-2015, 10:18 PM
[QUOTE=John T;6654471]Good idea.

I usually put them in the vice and give it a 5lb sledge wack

If that dont do it
I call it artistic licence.

I love a BFH ! Actually I have a BF Stanley deadblow. Works great and is quiet. The press is even quieter and just need some hand pumpin to work. :cool2:
the press is handy for straightening recycled shoes too.

Idafrog
12-21-2015, 06:51 PM
Working on a couple gifts for the wife.

Shelf is simple 3/4" square tube and used shoes. Sandblaster cleans them up nicely.
Boards are just 1x6 pine, held on with shoe nails.
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Idafrog
12-21-2015, 07:16 PM
Next up is a table to go beside her work desk. She has been using a folding TV tray for yrs to hold a couple plants and junk. Well this might just look a bit better.

1.5" legs 30" tall
1/2" rebar and of course more horseshoes
Light gauge angle iron to support the wood that will be going on
1/8" x 1.5" flat bar for the face edges.

Wood will be the same pine 1x6 as the shelf unit. Just need to finish cutting the wood and do finish clear coat on it. Metal finish will be a hammered bronze Rustoleum my kids picked out.

Suppose I best be getting this finished up in the next couple days huh.......:laugh::laugh:

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I'll be sure to get pics of the paint finish and wood.

Thats Hot
12-21-2015, 07:33 PM
Next up is a table to go beside her work desk. She has been using a folding TV tray for yrs to hold a couple plants and junk. Well this might just look a bit better.

1.5" legs 30" tall
1/2" rebar and of course more horseshoes
Light gauge angle iron to support the wood that will be going on
1/8" x 1.5" flat bar for the face edges.

Wood will be the same pine 1x6 as the shelf unit. Just need to finish cutting the wood and do finish clear coat on it. Metal finish will be a hammered bronze Rustoleum my kids picked out.

Suppose I best be getting this finished up in the next couple days huh.......:laugh::laugh:

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I'll be sure to get pics of the paint finish and wood.

Nice work on each one..

BD1
12-21-2015, 08:42 PM
All looks nice. That should make some points for you. NOW, mention that " IF " I had a ..... [ tool of choice ] I could have made it even nicer. :D

weldermike
12-21-2015, 08:49 PM
Haha Bob! Yup and nice job bud!

Idafrog
12-24-2015, 12:17 PM
And the table is done. Turned out better than I expected!!!!!http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff482/Idafrog/IMG_0045_zpszu2r339u.jpg (http://s1238.photobucket.com/user/Idafrog/media/IMG_0045_zpszu2r339u.jpg.html)http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff482/Idafrog/IMG_0046_zpsrp5089do.jpg (http://s1238.photobucket.com/user/Idafrog/media/IMG_0046_zpsrp5089do.jpg.html)http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff482/Idafrog/IMG_0047_zps1qwkxoc6.jpg (http://s1238.photobucket.com/user/Idafrog/media/IMG_0047_zps1qwkxoc6.jpg.html)http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff482/Idafrog/IMG_0048_zps06lv6aqm.jpg (http://s1238.photobucket.com/user/Idafrog/media/IMG_0048_zps06lv6aqm.jpg.html)http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff482/Idafrog/IMG_0049_zpsqoovctss.jpg (http://s1238.photobucket.com/user/Idafrog/media/IMG_0049_zpsqoovctss.jpg.html)http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff482/Idafrog/IMG_0050_zpspzrgwksd.jpg (http://s1238.photobucket.com/user/Idafrog/media/IMG_0050_zpspzrgwksd.jpg.html)http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff482/Idafrog/IMG_0051_zpsgyfs3ao2.jpg (http://s1238.photobucket.com/user/Idafrog/media/IMG_0051_zpsgyfs3ao2.jpg.html)

Equilibrium
12-24-2015, 12:56 PM
Very very nice. I could see a kitchen island in that style and an overhead rack for pots and pans. Good job!!!

BD1
12-24-2015, 01:36 PM
Nice !! Those turned out really nice. I gotta make sure my niece doesn't see this, it will add more to her list. :waving:

Bob
12-24-2015, 09:30 PM
I've made over 30 horse shoe crosses in the last month or so, mainly for people to give as Christmas gifts. Here is some pictures of some of them.

Firemanmike69
12-24-2015, 10:06 PM
I've made over 30 horse shoe crosses in the last month or so, mainly for people to give as Christmas gifts. Here is some pictures of some of them.

Wow looks great

BD1
12-28-2015, 04:53 PM
Those crosses are awesome.

Since a good inside day today, made a prototype " K " cup holder with new shoes. This one holds 16 and is full swivel. Wasn't sure if the shoes for base should face open end in or out.

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shortfuse
12-28-2015, 06:55 PM
Nice K-cup holder! The base looks best like it is...matches the top. (I hope they don't move this to the OCD thread!!!!)

Thats Hot
12-28-2015, 08:41 PM
Those crosses are awesome.

Since a good inside day today, made a prototype " K " cup holder with new shoes. This one holds 16 and is full swivel. Wasn't sure if the shoes for base should face open end in or out.

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DSW
12-28-2015, 09:00 PM
What size pipe did you use for the cup rings? I know a few people who might like that.

BD1
12-28-2015, 09:20 PM
What size pipe did you use for the cup rings? I know a few people who might like that.

Sorry, patten pending . :laugh: Standard 1 1/2" schedule 40 black pipe. I cut them 1/4" on that beater Ellis saw four at a time. :cool2:
I may add four cup holders to the top, not sure. You need more info ?
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Thats Hot
01-01-2016, 02:33 PM
I think it is time I got to know Mr. Ellis...

storeman
01-01-2016, 06:40 PM
Excellent design! I'd like more info for sure.
Jerry :waving::waving:

Bob
01-01-2016, 07:13 PM
Here is a couple more shoe ideas. These were for the Ride On Center for Kids, a hippo therapy place where every thing for them must be horse related.

DSW
01-01-2016, 11:28 PM
Hey Equilibrium, I saw this quilt rack and thought of you.

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Thats Hot
01-02-2016, 06:55 PM
I put these two Humming birds on stands, it's just getting cold out side for them..1309361

Thats Hot
01-02-2016, 06:57 PM
Just need to clean these guys up and weld them..1309371

BD1
01-02-2016, 07:03 PM
Looks good, I like the eyes on the owl. As for the birds being cold, they are too cold to hummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

BD1
01-05-2016, 08:30 AM
Excellent design! I'd like more info for sure.
Jerry :waving::waving:

I sent another PM this morning. It wouldn't let me post the pictures so I'll do it here.
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Thats Hot
01-05-2016, 06:16 PM
I sent another PM this morning. It wouldn't let me post the pictures so I'll do it here.
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Nice.... I like your wheel on the jack.

BD1
01-05-2016, 06:40 PM
'' Nice.... I like your wheel on the jack.''

Thanks, the old valve handle saves time and is really convenient too.

I sent Storeman a PM but couldn't post pictures so I had to post him there. The pics were in response to his questions .

gordon stephenson
01-06-2016, 07:01 AM
Here are a couple of items that I have made recently,Obviously the tree was for Christmas and it turned out not too bad,

gordon stephenson
01-06-2016, 07:10 AM
Recent cats. Made for a couple of my Granddaughters, Ground finish and clear varnish,

storeman
01-06-2016, 08:20 AM
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I sent Storeman a PM but couldn't post pictures so I had to post him there. The pics were in response to his questions .

Thanks Bob.
Jerry

Thats Hot
01-10-2016, 03:12 PM
Meet """""The Donald"""" He don't give a Hoot !!!1318201131821113182211318231

Weld one
01-16-2016, 09:20 PM
I finished this one today.
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BD1
01-18-2016, 10:06 AM
I finished this one today.
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There sure is a variety of doing horseshoe letters. It's nice to see how others do it. When I do my horseshoe stuff I always save all the cut pieces. It's amazing what you can come up with to use them on. Nice job !!:drinkup:

BD1
02-03-2016, 05:14 PM
I had to replace the dish washer. Not wife, machine. :laugh: I try to find uses for uses for almost anything I need to junk ( cheap ) I recycled the baskets. Set one up for horseshoe storage. These are all new and almost a 100 in it. This may work for you guys too. :D
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Thats Hot
02-03-2016, 11:37 PM
Nice idea..

BD1
02-04-2016, 10:28 AM
Thanks , I should've mentioned these are smaller shoes. The "000PL" , "00PL" , "DS000 ", and " 2PL. They are all Diamond brand.

shortfuse
02-04-2016, 11:36 PM
That rack would still work for larger shoes, just clip off some of the prongs. Good idea, thanks for posting, I'll have to try it out.

Thats Hot
02-07-2016, 03:47 PM
Meet Buster... he is ready to go to his new home on Monday..134187113418811341891

BD1
02-07-2016, 05:44 PM
I like the ball bearings eyes . I gotta find some of those.

gordon stephenson
02-07-2016, 06:24 PM
On the theme of horseshoe letters, I made this a little while ago for a friend who runs a day community centre for impaired folks in our area, The centre is called Earthbeat, and i tried to copy the font that he uses on his paperwork.

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BD1
02-11-2016, 04:48 PM
Some of the Equine people have been asking about wine ( alcohol ) bottle / glass holders. I came up with a inside / outside setup. It has a horseshoe screw in base for a flat surface , inside / outside. Unscrew the horseshoe base and screw in the upright for in the ground support.
The inner bottom ring is 3" ID and the top is 4" ID.
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NHDanO
02-12-2016, 09:59 AM
Very nice.

BD1
02-15-2016, 04:57 PM
Made one of those Minion chacators for the neighbors little guy. Not sure if I should paint it or add a cowboy hat. I took pic with flat washer no curve and used a magnet to hold it temporarily .
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BD1
02-15-2016, 05:36 PM
Cute little bugger.

Thanks, you must be talking about me . :laugh:

Thats Hot
02-15-2016, 08:52 PM
Some of the Equine people have been asking about wine ( alcohol ) bottle / glass holders. I came up with a inside / outside setup. It has a horseshoe screw in base for a flat surface , inside / outside. Unscrew the horseshoe base and screw in the upright for in the ground support.
The inner bottom ring is 3" ID and the top is 4" ID.
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Thats Hot
02-15-2016, 08:53 PM
Made one of those Minion chacators for the neighbors little guy. Not sure if I should paint it or add a cowboy hat. I took pic with flat washer no curve and used a magnet to hold it temporarily .
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Nice job..

Thats Hot
02-15-2016, 09:07 PM
I have been working on this today. My oldest daughter sent me a pict of a cross to make for her. I told her I would give it a try. The blue cross is the pict. she sent me. The others are what I am making for her. The cross on the legs of my shoes did not come out as large as in the blue cross pict. I am not sure what I did wrong.1347301134731113473211347331

BD1
02-15-2016, 11:08 PM
It looks fine. Everybody has different views. Personally, I would have the ends even at the bottom.

No matter how it's made someone will want it different. I just did that Minion post and have some that prefer it as is, others say paint it, and another put a hat on it. :dizzy:
So, I guess that means a variety needs to be made. :D

rod.bruce.90
02-16-2016, 05:06 AM
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160216/813a82d58be9be294e0cc76e0627157a.jpg

This is the minions I made a few weeks ago for my daughter so you can compare what they look like painted

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BD1
02-16-2016, 08:43 AM
Thanks on the painted Minions. I might go spend the $$$ and buy the paint. The only issue is then I'll have to make more to use up the paint. :D

Yea, my sister in law wants a single eye one and some hair , I prefer bald like me.

80jeepCJ7
02-20-2016, 02:54 AM
My first horse shoe project, a wine rack. I still need to clean it up a little and I'm going to paint it matte black.

I'm giving it to my Mom for her birthday.

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I added a close up of one of the welds, I'm still pretty new at this.

My machine is a Longevity Migweld 140.

Jay

rustyiron
02-22-2016, 10:05 PM
My wine comes in a cardboard box, still trying to figger out a horseshoe stand for it:laugh:

Thats Hot
02-23-2016, 04:11 PM
Here are some wine bottle holders with a RR spike with a twist..135298113529911353001

80jeepCJ7
03-04-2016, 03:29 PM
Here it is painted and in my Mom's house.

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soutthpaw
03-04-2016, 05:32 PM
Not being a wine drinker, I wonder why you would not just stand the bottle upright on its base? It's flat on the bottom for a reason right?

80jeepCJ7
03-04-2016, 05:51 PM
You're supposed to keep the cork wet to keep an airtight seal. Of course it doesn't matter with a screw top.


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rod.bruce.90
03-18-2016, 01:18 AM
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Here are a few of my critters I've made. My welding is not the best but still practicing and have issues with my depth perception.:waving:

Thats Hot
03-22-2016, 04:18 PM
Another wine bottle holder.138132113813311381341

psacustomcreations
04-02-2016, 08:37 AM
I finally remembered to talk to a guy that lives down the road. When I am out walking my dog, I see him towing his horse trailer on the weekends. I have never made anything from horse shoes and never thought about it until I joined this web site. Sometimes the obvious things we see every day we take for granted. I spent about 30 minutes at his place just talking about making items and seeing his chainsaw carvings. He gave me these shoes, lawnmower blades and this small compressor.

Now I just need some time to figure out what to make. Four of the shoes are aluminum.

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psacustomcreations
04-20-2016, 05:55 PM
I used one of the horse shoes the guy gave me and made this bell. I will end up giving him one like this since he gave me some shoes and in order to maintain a good relationship with him. The guy is also a very talented chainsaw carver and he showed me his carvings and ribbons when I was at his house.

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BD1
04-20-2016, 07:36 PM
Nice job. I like the horseshoe for hanging. Great color too !!

DSW
04-20-2016, 07:38 PM
Very nice. I could see those selling really well with the horsey people.

rod.bruce.90
04-26-2016, 11:17 PM
Here's a cross I did for our local catholic school auction. Design is not mine, got it off of pinterest.

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DSW
04-27-2016, 01:36 AM
Nice. Did you open up the shoes at the top of the cross, or cut and splice them? I see what looks like possibly a splice at the center of those shoes but it's tough to tell.

BD1
04-27-2016, 08:37 AM
NICE !! I really like that. That sure is a lot of nails too.

rod.bruce.90
04-28-2016, 01:27 AM
Nice. Did you open up the shoes at the top of the cross, or cut and splice them? I see what looks like possibly a splice at the center of those shoes but it's tough to tell.
I cut the shoes in 3rds(about) and welded the outside pieces together. Now just have to figure out what to use the center pieces on.

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Equilibrium
06-24-2016, 10:59 AM
These were fun and fast!!!
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I think the next time I make them I'll stick the horseshoes in a vase and elongate them to give them more of a tulip shape.

robson1015
06-25-2016, 02:38 PM
Here are some trivets for cooking over an open fire. Horseshoes and railroad spikes.
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Smason
06-27-2016, 09:37 PM
BD1 since I couldn't attach a photo the PM I'm posting it here.1455781

DSW
06-27-2016, 10:00 PM
Ok, what is that for?

BD1
06-27-2016, 10:32 PM
Ok, what is that for?

It's a test question. :D Not really, Smason sent a PM to me about spreading horseshoes with his press like what I posted in # 153. The pic is what he is using.

Equilibrium
06-30-2016, 03:10 PM
rod.bruce.90> I tried copying your cross and really blew it big time. You had to have cut them... I tried heating them and spreading them apart but wasn't able to duplicate the radius from horse shoe to horse shoe and made matters worse when I started cutting them here there and everywhere to get them to fit. Would you feel comfortable sharing with me what brand and size of horseshoes you used? If you sell them for profit, I totally understand if you're not able to do so.

Equilibrium
06-30-2016, 10:21 PM
Tried making rod.bruce.90's cross. It ended up being such a disaster it's not worth posting a photo of it. What a waste of 5 brand new horse shoes.
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Back on page 5 in post #107, Thats Hot made a particularly nice hummingbird.... or maybe it was a bee. I made one for myself and really like it. Getting the wings at the proper angle was a little bit challenging... ended up using quite a few magnets and then had a problem tacking them because of all the magnets but all turned out well-
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I'm happy with the actual wreath... not so happy with the paint job. I think the green should be a deeper pine green and that red ended up being atrocious. I think a metallic raspberry or burgundy will be much better than the red I started out with. May or may not repaint the green...not sure.
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This wreath is my first. If I had to do it over again, I'd make the ribbon smaller. This ribbon is offset to the left and now I'm wondering if it wouldn't have looked better dead center at the bottom. I'm going to make two more for gifts so would be interested in knowing what others think of the size of the ribbon and its location.

rod.bruce.90
07-01-2016, 02:44 AM
rod.bruce.90> I tried copying your cross and really blew it big time. You had to have cut them... I tried heating them and spreading them apart but wasn't able to duplicate the radius from horse shoe to horse shoe and made matters worse when I started cutting them here there and everywhere to get them to fit. Would you feel comfortable sharing with me what brand and size of horseshoes you used? If you sell them for profit, I totally understand if you're not able to do so.
I'm using St. Croix Surefit size 00 and cut them in the middle of the 3rd nail hole from each tip, discard the center of the shoe and weld the ends back together. I lay out all my pieces out using a cross I have scribed onto my table and then tack everything. After its all welded I sand, wire brush and apply clear coat so it doesn't rust.

When i'm trying a new design I get funny looks from the customers at the store I get my shoes from when I lay out a bunch of shoes in the middle of the floor to see which size shoe will work best but luckily the employees know what I'm up to. But when they have over 100 different size/model of shoes it makes for fun times finding the right ones for my latest idea.

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rod.bruce.90
07-01-2016, 02:49 AM
Tried making rod.bruce.90's cross. It ended up being such a disaster it's not worth posting a photo of it. What a waste of 5 brand new horse shoes.
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Back on page 5 in post #107, Thats Hot made a particularly nice hummingbird.... or maybe it was a bee. I made one for myself and really like it. Getting the wings at the proper angle was a little bit challenging... ended up using quite a few magnets and then had a problem tacking them because of all the magnets but all turned out well-
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I'm happy with the actual wreath... not so happy with the paint job. I think the green should be a deeper pine green and that red ended up being atrocious. I think a metallic raspberry or burgundy will be much better than the red I started out with. May or may not repaint the green...not sure.
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This wreath is my first. If I had to do it over again, I'd make the ribbon smaller. This ribbon is offset to the left and now I'm wondering if it wouldn't have looked better dead center at the bottom. I'm going to make two more for gifts so would be interested in knowing what others think of the size of the ribbon and its location.
I like the humming bird just may have to walk the tracks to find some old spikes. I use pinterest to find most of my ideas so you might check it out.

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Equilibrium
07-01-2016, 05:15 AM
rod.bruce.90>I buy from Centaur Forge, http://www.centaurforge.com/. You might want to check them out because they've got an $8.95 flat shipping rate on all orders and 10% off your entire order for new customers. Best guess is they carry at least 500 different horse shoes... probably more. Needless to say it can be overwhelming making selections. I go in with print outs of ideas and show them to the good-natured employees and they walk around and make suggestions. I'd lay out shoes on the floor in a heartbeat if I thought it would help. Only problem is I'd have to get myself up off the floor and... that just might elicit even funnier looks from other customers than you laying out your designs. ;)
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Thank you for sharing the brand and size you used for your cross as well as cut locations. I have a Catholic SIL who fell in love with it when she saw the photo and of course she asked me to make it for her. Ha!!! That ended up being easier said than done. Total disaster. I'll try again soon as I get time to drive back up there to pick up shoes....probably this fall some time.
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Most RR tracks are picked clean. You might have to walk in about a mile and even then could end up with only a few. I took a trip with friends to a symposium and ended up finding the mother lode of spikes at a rural crossing. I've got a whole 3-gallon bucket of them. I'll never use all that I stashed. If you have any problems getting spikes for yourself, just let me know and I'll send you a box.
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Will check out pinterest per your suggestion. Thank you.

BD1
07-01-2016, 08:04 AM
Wreath looks nice but as for color I would go with a Christmas tree green and a red red bow . Just match up to a artificial Christmas wreath of your choice for color scheme.

Equilibrium
07-01-2016, 09:46 AM
Received an excellent suggestion on spray paints from psacustomcreations... he said to go to an Autozone or Advance Auto. Apparently they have a better selection of metallic paints than home improvement stores do. They might have a darker Christmas tree green. My choices in greens were definitely limited at Menards and Meijers and there was only one red that was a stop sign red that I unsuccessfully tried to dull down by spraying with a metallic. He suggested a Duplicolor dark cherry metal and a Duplicolor green.
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He also suggested the following, "leave it the same size but change the orientation so that the ears of the bow are more perpendicular to the shoes on the wreath and have the ends hanging down past the rest of the wreath." Will definitely try one that way using 000 shoes again for the bow but instead of size 1 shoes.... maybe the next up for the hanging ribbon. Size 2 shoes would be a little bigger and might hang down past the rest of the wreath.
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Will definitely have to play with layout next time spacing out the top layer of shoes!!!

Equilibrium
07-05-2016, 08:36 PM
Here's the botched cross that was for a friend. I sorta salvaged it by spackling the gazillion cuts with wire then spray painted it. I have no idea whether one of my girlfriends will like it or not. It's definitely an "interesting" look and although it's an improvement over the hack job... I haven't quite decided whether I like it or not-
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gmt
07-06-2016, 08:31 AM
I have a horse and have just seen things like blanket racks made from them. I think the boot rack is fantastic. I could use one of those!

Bob
07-06-2016, 08:30 PM
That looks bad *** "E". The gold went well too.

Equilibrium
07-06-2016, 09:45 PM
gmt> try making the boot rack for yourself!!! You know you want to. ;)
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Bob> Cool!!! If you think it's badass.... there's hope one of them will like it. I did like that gold really well. Most of the golds I have in a shaker can are a matte or hammered and that one came from my neighbor and it was bright metallic. My one Sister In Law picked one of your crosses for me to make for her. I'm hopefully going to work on it tomorrow. I already marked where to cut the horseshoes for the cross and started poking around in a bucket of old horseshoes looking for rounded shoes to make the center heart. It'll be fun.

psacustomcreations
07-07-2016, 06:19 PM
EQ, be careful if you try to use "gold leaf" spray paint. I got a can for free and have been disappointed with it each time I have used it regardless of whether it is on steel, aluminum or plastic, even with the correct primer under it.

Equilibrium
07-08-2016, 08:44 AM
I sent a photo of that "finished" spackled cross to the SIL I was trying to make it for and she replied with this, "Thanks but no thanks. LOL. It's very nice but the finish is too much for my tastes. Reminds me of water damaged ceilings that were textured with stucco." I laughed when I read that. She's more of a Pottery Barn and longaberger basket decorator so I understand. It would stick out like a sore thumb at her place. I'll try again using the brand and size of horseshoes rod.bruce.90 used and will follow his lead on cutting in thirds. I'll leave it unfinished with just a clear coat on it for her.
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psa> What happened when you used the shiny gold metallic paint? Just curious.

Equilibrium
07-08-2016, 09:15 AM
Back in post #139, Bob made a few really nice crosses, http://weldingweb.com/showthread.php?522141-New-Horseshoe-art-Sticky/page6
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I like the heart cross better in the matte gold Bob used for his.
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Bob
07-08-2016, 08:59 PM
You really need to look up Baroque Gilder's Paste. It will change every thing about finishing for you. Just so much nicer than paint.

rod.bruce.90
07-09-2016, 02:10 AM
Here is a couple of hearts that I've done.http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160709/09771341839b8818761fd407af4e92b2.jpg

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rod.bruce.90
07-09-2016, 02:17 AM
And one I call "puppy love"http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160709/b7aa531d862b768dd8c5c5de9ed828e5.jpg

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Equilibrium
07-10-2016, 09:15 AM
Ohhhh.... I like those interlocking hearts!!!

rod.bruce.90
07-11-2016, 12:43 AM
Here's what I did for my sis-in-law (hardcore Seattle seahawk fan)
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160711/becbcc0be12d7d623b998ee5ace4ca79.jpg

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Equilibrium
07-14-2016, 10:21 PM
I've been making tulips trying to get a jump on the holidays. I think they look better in groups as opposed to just one tulip here or there. I made a grouping of 5 in sherbert colors (no photo) that "underwhelmed" me but these colors look good-
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Bob
07-14-2016, 10:36 PM
Horse shoe sling shots.

rod.bruce.90
07-15-2016, 02:02 AM
Thanks for the info Equilibrium.


I just checked out Centaur and I'm getting my shoes at 1.79 each with no shipping so my local store which is a sporting goods and farm supply store (North40) is cheaper (even with out a farrier's discount). Every place I've checked is more than what I've been paying. Thanks for the heads up.

HT2-4956
08-10-2016, 10:24 PM
Some unusual (at least to me) style horse shoes I came across at a farm / ag store in Hamilton, MT. The two aluminum ones on the left appear to me to be milled from wrought aluminum plate.

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BD1
08-10-2016, 10:45 PM
Those are different. Here's Centaur Forge site which is local to me. http://www.centaurforge.com/inforequest.asp

Take a trip to a local farrier supplier if you have one and look around. There are sooooooooooooo many shoes it is amazing !!! Some are pretty expensive too.

Gustav129
08-11-2016, 08:30 PM
I've done many of the pojects posted already, so I thought I'd share some that haven't been posted. As like many others for horseshoe projects, I was shown a picture and asked "will you make this for me?". I do most of them for gifts for others.

My very first project, with a 100A HFT FCAW-S welder:
https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1546042_755632637799685_47789536_n.jpg?oh=ee4b28f0 537aed29e7103232a069f6c3&oe=581CA5DD

Second Crab I made, with some changes from the first, all GTAW:
https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1907806_905721869457427_5628962619332818967_n.jpg? oh=1ef6a80d3de934fea23b6c16ed8553be&oe=5810ECEE

This one is completely of my creation.
https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/12802846_1242187312477546_5390555288683203411_n.jp g?oh=a43504e7d9bab364472bfae5df758ab4&oe=58575B13

My boot rack:
https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/10593205_905721986124082_5711109980781511775_n.jpg ?oh=983cc474d0fffd73bc759b7bc0ccab6a&oe=585A3606

A tea cup holder:
https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/13939418_1374722225890720_8637869700155017028_n.jp g?oh=514246716dc7eb57b743198e67d3458e&oe=585C3E2C

Gustav129
08-11-2016, 08:37 PM
I used to get all my horseshoes at Big R (now "North 40 Outfitters"). Now that I moved, I can't find horseshoes. I'll have to check out those links. I use a lot of Mule 000's, 00's, 0's and Pony 000's, 00's, and 0's.

I went to a horse place here locally because I was told they had horseshoes. I went in, and asked I was told there were horse shoes here? She got out a box and asked if I wanted 0's, 00's, or 000's. I said those are the wrong style for what I need, and said I just moved to the area, is there a place where I can get various shapes like Pony, Mule, Show, etc. None locally, unless I go to a farrier and have them made.

Equilibrium
08-14-2016, 07:56 PM
Played around with rod.bruce.90's suggestion of cutting at the 3rd hole from the bottom on each side of St Croix horseshoes and it worked!!! Started experimenting with ball bearings and think I might make one up that way. I do need to make one more cross with horseshoes before the holidays but might make another one with the ball bearings to add to my gift stash.
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Gustav129> "As like many others for horseshoe projects, I was shown a picture and asked "will you make this for me?" Ha ha ha ha ha.... the story of my life. ;) Now they come over to see what I've done and flat out ask me to copy it for them. I'm backed up a bunch of white and yellow tulips right now. You haven't by any chance run across a turtle you liked have you? I've got an "order" for a turtle of all things and she told me she'd be happy with anything I came up with. I just don't have creative juices running through my veins like the other people posting in this thread.
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Big HUGE congratulations on those beautiful blue ribbons!!! I definitely like the 2nd crab best but the scorpion is my favorite.

Gustav129
08-14-2016, 08:28 PM
Played around with rod.bruce.90's suggestion of cutting at the 3rd hole from the bottom on each side of St Croix horseshoes and it worked!!! Started experimenting with ball bearings and think I might make one up that way. I do need to make one more cross with horseshoes before the holidays but might make another one with the ball bearings to add to my gift stash.
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Gustav129> "As like many others for horseshoe projects, I was shown a picture and asked "will you make this for me?" Ha ha ha ha ha.... the story of my life. ;) Now they come over to see what I've done and flat out ask me to copy it for them. I'm backed up a bunch of white and yellow tulips right now. You haven't by any chance run across a turtle you liked have you? I've got an "order" for a turtle of all things and she told me she'd be happy with anything I came up with. I just don't have creative juices running through my veins like the other people posting in this thread.
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Big HUGE congratulations on those beautiful blue ribbons!!! I definitely like the 2nd crab best but the scorpion is my favorite.

Those two are of my creations. As for the blue ribbons, I enjoy making things to enter in the state and county fairs. I looked into them here in GA and none on them seem to have judged competitions. The scorpion was with the intent on entering it into a fair.

Equilibrium
08-14-2016, 08:36 PM
Wellllllll... get going then on earning another blue ribbon with another creation of your own!!! Make a turtle to enter into a fair that I can copy for a girlfriend. ;)

DSW
08-14-2016, 10:10 PM
You haven't by any chance run across a turtle you liked have you? I've got an "order" for a turtle of all things and she told me she'd be happy with anything I came up with. I just don't have creative juices running through my veins like the other people posting in this thread.


Turtles you wish? Many there are, hmm.... Help you we will.




https://www.google.com/search?q=horseshoe+turtle&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi67LrapsLOAhXHKyYKHbw2C1wQsAQIHQ&biw=1173&bih=591#imgrc=VKlNTSp84enTcM%3A

BD1
08-14-2016, 10:42 PM
Turtles you wish? Many there are, hmm.... Help you we will.




https://www.google.com/search?q=horseshoe+turtle&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi67LrapsLOAhXHKyYKHbw2C1wQsAQIHQ&biw=1173&bih=591#imgrc=VKlNTSp84enTcM%3A

Ok, but these are easier on your teeth. https://www.google.com/search?q=Fannie+May+Turtles&espv=2&biw=1600&bih=799&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiIt4upscLOAhUT22MKHaH8AVcQsAQIgwE

DSW
08-15-2016, 05:07 AM
Tasty yes? Hmm... fattening they are. Melt and make mess in the heat they do.

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Equilibrium
08-15-2016, 06:54 AM
Really like that 3rd turtle with the stacking horseshoes. Don't have enough of the same style in decreasing sizes to pull it off without driving up to Centaur Forge again. Did find this along a similar vein-
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Does anyone recognize the color of paint on that turtle? Might be a better color to spray paint that hammered copper cross.

DSW
08-15-2016, 01:35 PM
Paint color looks like what I would call "gun metal gray" myself. You should be able to find something close in auto paints. Some are tinted towards the "gold"range like that pict seems to show. It might also be a lighting effect as many of my picts under incandecent lights take on that gold or yellow color.

shortfuse
08-15-2016, 03:19 PM
Really like that 3rd turtle with the stacking horseshoes. Don't have enough of the same style in decreasing sizes to pull it off without driving up to Centaur Forge again. Did find this along a similar vein-

You don't need different size shoes...and don't worry about different styles...that makes the turtle unique! Just use any size horseshoe, but cut a little more off each end of a shoe to make each one shorter/smaller when you bend them around. You can grind a smooth curve or point on the ends to make them look like the original.

psacustomcreations
08-15-2016, 06:20 PM
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Does anyone recognize the color of paint on that turtle? Might be a better color to spray paint that hammered copper cross.

Look for the Rustoleum Metallic colors. I think it looks like the Metallic Dark Copper. In the pic below I have from the left, Metallic Dark Copper, Metallic Vintage Copper, Antique Brass Metallic, and Metallic Rose Gold.

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rod.bruce.90
08-16-2016, 01:37 AM
Played around with rod.bruce.90's suggestion of cutting at the 3rd hole from the bottom on each side of St Croix horseshoes and it worked!!! Started experimenting with ball bearings and think I might make one up that way. I do need to make one more cross with horseshoes before the holidays but might make another one with the ball bearings to add to my gift stash.
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Gustav129> "As like many others for horseshoe projects, I was shown a picture and asked "will you make this for me?" Ha ha ha ha ha.... the story of my life. ;) Now they come over to see what I've done and flat out ask me to copy it for them. I'm backed up a bunch of white and yellow tulips right now. You haven't by any chance run across a turtle you liked have you? I've got an "order" for a turtle of all things and she told me she'd be happy with anything I came up with. I just don't have creative juices running through my veins like the other people posting in this thread.
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Big HUGE congratulations on those beautiful blue ribbons!!! I definitely like the 2nd crab best but the scorpion is my favorite.
Glad you could use my instructions. I've found that most people prefer just a bare metal with a clear coat to keep the rust away. I sell them for $50 and people don't flinch at the price. Special Olympics here have requested several of them for their silent auctions and love doing them, just seems sacrilegious to have Ozzy cranking out of the stereo while making them [emoji3]

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Equilibrium
08-16-2016, 08:19 AM
shortfuse> You're right!!! Good idea!!! Wish I would have thought of it myself. I could do that for her. I'm probably still going to have to take a run up to Centaur Forge though since I'm pretty low on horseshoes though and that's what I was trying to avoid.
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Funny story about that girlfriend. She loves turtles and someone bought one at a craft fair for her that is just flat out ugly. Sorta cute design utilizing rocker arms for the mouth but still ugly and the paint job on the metal makes it even uglier. She's had it out by her mailbox crossing her fingers and toes that somebody would steal it for several years. About a week ago, I stole it. Talked to her on the phone a few days after the turtle went missing and she told me "somebody" finally rid her of the godawful gift turtle. Didn't tell her I stole it but did tell her I was really sorry for her loss then we both started laughing. Have no intentions of admitted to the theft until I can do a drive by and deposit a replacement turtle by her mailbox. I really should take a photo of this turtle so no one thinks I'm exaggerating.
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Way cool you're donating some of your crosses. We have personal friends my husband went to college with who went back to Iran then left in part because they had a daughter with Downs. They started her in bowling and YMCA swim classes at a young age and had her in the Special Olympics when she was a teenager. We went with her parents to watch one year. She had the time of her life. It was a memorable experience for us too.... I get goose bumps just thinking about being there. Parents of the kids are not obnoxious and aggressive like football and soccer parents and the differently-abled kids really don't care if they win or lose.
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"seems sacrilegious to have Ozzy cranking out of the stereo while making them" Noooooo.... not sacrilegious at all!!! You gotta have tunes when you're welding!!!

psacustomcreations
08-16-2016, 11:29 AM
Eq, I get those colors from home depot, Lowes and walmart

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Equilibrium
08-16-2016, 04:25 PM
The turtle I snitched, she doesn't know it yet but... I did her a favor-
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N2 Welding
08-16-2016, 06:52 PM
Omg lol its so ugly it's cute

Looks like a dino-duckosourus-turtlaupagus.

Equilibrium
08-16-2016, 08:36 PM
If you're really nice to me.... it could be yours. ;) Just kidding. The paint job is positively horrible and the rebar for legs, neck, and tail doesn't do much for it. Did like the use of the rocker arms though. It's my plan to "gift" it back to her in a Neiman Marcus box all wrapped up in beautiful paper with a beautiful ribbon around it for Christmas then giving her the new turtle in a paper bag that's stapled shut. I just need to make sure her daughter in law won't be around when I do it. She gave it to her.

BD1
08-16-2016, 08:47 PM
Maybe consider keeping the little green turtle and doing '' SURGERY '' on it . :blob3::blob4::blob2:

Rework it and THEN place it back on mailbox. That would be more fun for me. Maybe do a '' XXX'' rated version. That would get the mail person talkin.

DSW
08-16-2016, 09:32 PM
I'd wait and put the ugly turtle back, maybe with a note saying that you ( no name given) took the turtle, but your spouse insists you get rid of that ugly thing so you have to return it. :laugh:

BD1
08-16-2016, 11:31 PM
I'd wait and put the ugly turtle back, maybe with a note saying that you ( no name given) took the turtle, but your spouse insists you get rid of that ugly thing so you have to return it. :laugh:

Hey, I like your idea the best. Can you imagine the look on her face reading that note ? PRICELESS !!!

You could also toss in a couple of bucks and say , add to this and buy a pretty one.

acx780
09-05-2016, 03:43 PM
Here is my first effort.1501801

rod.bruce.90
09-06-2016, 04:32 AM
Here is my first effort.1501801
Nice job. I would put a more substantial base on it so a lit candle isn't tipping over.

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Equilibrium
09-06-2016, 08:19 AM
I like how you used a section of pipe to cradle the votive candle.

BD1
09-09-2016, 07:53 AM
Here are a few new ones that I did. Getting stocked up for a Equine Charitable event near me.

dinkum dave
09-10-2016, 01:58 AM
Holy Dooley man there are enough shoes there to keep me going for the rest of my life.

BD1
09-10-2016, 07:33 AM
Holy Dooley man there are enough shoes there to keep me going for the rest of my life.

LOTS ? I'll get a picture of my display later today at the Chicago Hunter Derby . My first time doing a showing and down the street from me. :cool2:

80jeepCJ7
09-25-2016, 04:18 PM
My 1st attempt at a butterfly yard art piece.

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