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« on: April 22, 2004 08:10:50 AM »

My son Wills and his Great Grandda made this for me for mothers day last year, its made out of tin cans, bottle caps and and an old bike inner tube, I hang him in my back yard, I love him and I think the rust gives him character...Hes a cowboy cause Granddas a retired rancher, and is teaching my son about the depression and making do with what you have....you should hear some of the stories, the communal ham bones my fave lol.
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« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2004 08:49:41 AM »

I love his hat!  And his name!

The Martha Stewart kids magazine recently had a story on robots made from stuff at home.
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« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2004 10:56:55 AM »

Aww! How sweet & thoughtful. Plus a unique teaching tool.
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« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2004 11:32:57 AM »

That is fantastic!!!  Its like a crafty heirloom....
What better way to bond with family than to make things together!.......really inspiring.     ~M
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« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2004 12:05:52 PM »

too cute  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2004 01:11:01 PM »

 :-\awww how ssweet ! ..What's the mouth made of ? Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2004 03:57:21 PM »

innertube from an old bike tire
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« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2004 02:13:44 PM »

What a wonderful gift..and a great wayto bond

I'm not going to go off on a huge speal here...but I often wonder how well I would have done during the depression.  Sometimes it feels like I buy stuff just to buy stuff...Crafting has made m much better about this, I now try to repurpose as much as possible.  However, I still have too much stuff

I'm really inspired by the robot so cute, so clever, and a lesson that great things don't have to have a big price tag...okay I'm going to stop know I'm making myself sick

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« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2004 09:28:25 AM »

So cute! Funny thing though, is my dad made one of these like 3 weeks ago and he looks really similar. No cowboy hat though, heh.
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« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2004 03:19:29 PM »

he is very cute and the story behind him makes him that much more endearing! thanks for sharing!
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