Turtle Made Out of Mild Steel

About: hiya im millju i like building,making,designing and drawing things i play baskett ball, football and tennis.if you have any questions about my instructables then plz ask.i would also like ideas on what to bu...

Intro: Turtle Made Out of Mild Steel

This is a turtle I made for my girlfriend as she loves turtles. I made it out of 80mm solid round bar which was then cut in half then shaped with a grinder using a blue soft pad. I mig welded the head,flippers and tail onto it. I did this as work was slow at the time and gave me something to do and so happy with the outcome of it :) I the hung it up and powder coated lacker onto it to stop it from rusting and the lacker made it look so much better after it was done :D hope you enjoyed looking at the photos

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    Uncle Kudzu

    1 year ago

    That's awesome! Bet you GF loved it :) That's cool that you did it with a grinder; I assumed it was cast somehow.

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    milljuUncle Kudzu

    Reply 1 year ago

    Yeah mate she did love it defiantly kept me in the good books haha and oh right and nope not cast I used Calk to mark where I wanted to shape it and the pointy bits on the shell was blobs of weld shaped into a point :)