Introduction: Krylon Paint + Old Shovels & Scrap Metal + Some Welding = Lawn Turkey


We get a lot of wild turkeys in our backyard.  I thought I would make a more permanent colorful turkey for the backyard.  Maybe the real ones will treat it like a shrine or God .    Probably not.  :)

I had 4 old shovels that were not being used plus some other steel scrap that I welded in the shape of a turkey

Then using Krylon paint, I primed and painted it as can be seen in the photos

It now sits in the backyard.  I need to get a photo of when the real turkeys come and gather around it.   Which , in fact, does happen.

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Kaptain+Kool made it!(author)2011-07-17

Cute Turkey!

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l8nite made it!(author)2011-07-14

a few more pics of the piece would be great. Nice sculpture

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bajablue made it!(author)2011-07-14

I generally LOVE old rusty tools in their natural state... but this is SO great... 5 stars!!!

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duboisvb made it!(author)2011-07-14

Thanks, In time they will be rusty again.

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