The bug has landed

With the welding finished on the operator's booth and ride sign it was time to 'fly' the iron flutterbye into place and start on the application of the galvanized lath. As we bolted the flutterbye into place the immense size of the piece became readily apparent. This is going to be a n amazing feature once we do the sculpting and painting! With the giant mechanical bug in place we determined the scale of the leaves. We plasma cut the pieces and then welded the stems into the center. To form the leaves we used an anvil and hammer. Peter was more than happy to help out as he loves to use the anvil at every opportunity. (To read the story of Peter and the anvil click here

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