Dancing Dinosaurs

Plumbing is one of many areas of experience this life has blessed/cursed me with. These copper dinosaurs were made from scrap 3/4″ 90 degree fittings. There are 3-5 of them and a few turtles too. The first was a turtle that I made because Don, the cranky old plumber that pestered me into working with him got mad at me for messing up a fitting. Even though it was his bullheaded persistence that caused it he blamed me for wasting material. I was unhappy and when unhappiness happens it’s off to the studio with me. The “wasted” fitting was shaped into a turtle and presented to Don. I said to him,  “see nothing in this world is ever really wasted”. He picked it up and looked it over and said to me, ” how much time did you WASTE on that?”!

Funny thing is he eventually had me make a dinosaur for his grandchild!

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About the author

Past: Tolerated the U.S. educational system as far as a Bachelors degree. Favorite sports were skateboarding, windsurfing and pole vaulting. Worked on many jobs and projects, giving me a wide variety of skills and experiences.

Present: People call me a renaissance man. I still enjoy variety and being productive. Probably why artwork is one of my lasting activities. Snowboarding and hiking are my favorite ways to recreate with my amazing wife and sons.

Future:)

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