Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Abc Wednesday and C is for ......

ABC Wednesday and C is for Craft in this Case - SCareCrow Art - Metal MiCkey has been reinvented by B for the loCal shows and hopefully will raise money for Charity





Requirements to make

Head

Air Tank off a MerCedes lorry Cut in half for his faCe and hat - Earrings are a bull ring off the side of a wagon - ears are of Chain hoist hooks - and marbles are used for his eyes-

Body

Body is out of 30mm old sCrap tubing - and feet- not visible at the moment out of steel tipper floor Scrap - holes have been made in the feet to sCrew Mickey to the ground - he is held in plaCe at the moment by two (50lb weights)

MiCkey has a splendid Coat to wear - Courtesy of the loCal Car boot and will also sport green wellies - hold a pikel andCarry on Chewing the straw in his mouth

Three Cheers for the Shropshire SCareCrows

MiCkey will make his first debut at Burwarton Show in Shropshire -Closely followed by the Shrewsbury Flower Show - hopefully I will be able to post the piCs of MiCkey and his friends as soon as they are available

11 comments:

  1. Thanks for the directions to making Mickey but I don't think I have the gas tank from a lorrie to start the project. (:0)

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  2. This scarecrow would look fantastic in my garden. Well, it would. :)

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  3. I LOVE your scarecrow! How creatively inventive!

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  4. What a fine looking fellow. Only down the road in Cheshire. Is MiCkey heading this way in the future?

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  5. Wow! What an art form!

    Leslie
    abcw team

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  6. cool candlabra!
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  7. Neat! This is so Creative and for a good Cause.

    Hope that you visit my Calm & Peaceful post.
    Barb

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  8. Gosh, a bit more upmarket than the scarecows made from old clothes and straw (Worzel Gummidge).
    Jane x

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  9. A marvellous scarecrow. Very clever of you. I'd love one in my garden to keep the pigeons off the lettuce.

    Hi Jane, I had completely forgotten about you; do you still come to Fridge Soup? I just saw your name in the cooks' column and came over to refresh my memory. A fellow Salopian, how could i forget. Would you also remind me where in Shropshire you are? South, North, the hills, round the meres?

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  10. MiC said you ought to call him 'Isaiah' Hehe
    Very impressed :0) He also wants to know if anybody's lost a wheelbarrow down the allotment?

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